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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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  • Temporary McLean House Closure

    Beginning Sept. 3 the Parlor of the McLean House will only be visible through the window on the front porch while the floor cloth (covering) in the main hall is restored. The house will reopen Monday, Sept. 8. We are sorry for this inconvenience.

XXV Army Corps, 2nd Division


          XXV Army Corps Badge

2nd Division (XXV Corps): Brigadier General William Birney (ordered to return to Petersburg on April 7), these troops were temporarily attached to the XXIV Corps (1,910)

2nd Brigade: Colonel Ulysses Doubleday

8th United States Colored Troops

41st United States Colored Troops

45th United States Colored Troops

127th United States Colored Troops

3rd Brigade: Colonel William W. Woodward

29th United States Colored Troops

31st United States Colored Troops

116th United States Colored Troops

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.