• The village of Appomattox Court House from the west, the McLean House is on the right.

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Parker's Red Jacket Medal

Red Jacket, Senaca Chief
Red Jacket, the Seneca Chief and Orator, wearing the medal presented to him by President Washington in 1792.  Red Jacket was the Grand Father of Ely S. Parker. 

Portrait by Charles Bird King ca. 1825
New York State Archives

Did You Know?

George Armstrong and Elisabeth Bacon Custer

Libby Custer's will states: “...the table on which the surrender of General Lee to General Grant was written...and now located in the... War Department Building in Washington, D. C., I give and bequeath to the United States Government...” Now in Smithsonian Museum of American History collections.