144th Anniversary Programs

First person (1865) living history programs have been popular at the park since the early 1970s, and will be part of the anniversary programs offered in 2009.
First person (1865) living history programs have been popular at the park since the early 1970s, and will be part of the anniversary programs offered in 2009.

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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

144th Anniversary of the Surrender

April 8, 2009 - April 12, 2009

Schedule Subject to Change

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

10:20 a.m. Sheridan’s Scouts by Bert Dunkerly

11:20 a.m. The Retreat to Appomattox by Joe Williams

12:20 p.m. The Future of the Museum of the Confederacy (MOC) in Appomattox by MOC Staff

1:20 p.m. The Battles of Appomattox Station and Appomattox Court House by Patrick Schroeder

2:20 p.m. Battle of Appomattox Court House Walking tour by Bert Dunkerly

3:20 a.m. The First Truce Flag and the Custer-Longstreet Encounter by Joe Williams

Living History Programs, Wednesday, April 8, 2009

11:50 a.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

1:50 p.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

3:50 p.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

Thursday, April 9, 2009

10:20 a.m. The Retreat to Appomattox by Joe Williams

11:20 a.m. The Battles of Appomattox Station and Appomattox Court House by Patrick Schroeder

12:20p.m. The First Truce Flag and the Custer-Longstreet Encounter by Joe Williams

1:20 p.m. Leadership and the Surrender Meeting by Ernie Price

2:20p.m. The Future of the Museum of the Confederacy (MOC) in Appomattox by MOC Staff

3:20 p.m. The Surrender Meeting by Mike Brennan

Living History Programs, Thursday, April 9, 2009

11:50 a.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

1:50 p.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

3:50 p.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

Friday, April 10, 2009

10:20 a.m. The Parole Pass and Process (printing demonstration) by Candace Hart

11:20 a.m. Beginning of the End: Lee’s Surrender at Appomattox, An Overview by Alyssa Holland

12:20 p.m. The Future of the Museum of the Confederacy (MOC) in Appomattox by MOC Staff

1:20 p.m. The Surrender Meeting by David Suvak

2:20 p.m. The Surrenders and Events After Appomattox by Alyssa Holland

3:20 p.m. George Peers: A Visit to Old Appomattox (a first-person living history program) by Patrick Schroeder

Living History Programs, Friday, April 10, 2009

10:50 a.m. Jennie Peers Appomattox Civilian by Tabitha Donelson

11:50 a.m. Federal Soldier with the 85th Pennsylvania by Chris Case

12:50 a.m. Jennie Peers Appomattox Civilian by Tabitha Donelson

1:50 a.m. Federal Soldier with the 85th Pennsylvania by Chris Case

2:50 a.m. Jennie Peers Appomattox Civilian by Tabitha Donelson

3:50 a.m. Federal Soldier with the 85th Pennsylvania by Chris Case

Saturday, April 11, 2009

9:20 a.m. Last at Appomattox: North Carolinians at the Surrender by Chris Bingham

10:20 a.m. The Future of the Museum of the Confederacy (MOC) in Appomattox by MOC Staff

11:20 a.m. Lee’s Last Casualty: Robert W. Parker of the 2nd Virginia Cavalry by Cathy Wright (book signing to follow)

12:20 p.m. No Soap, No Pay, Diarrhea, Dysentery & Desertion: A Composite Diary of the Last 16 Months of the Confederacy from 1864 to 1865 by Jeff Toalson (book signing to follow)

1:20 p.m. Lee’s Last Casualty: Robert W. Parker of the 2nd Virginia Cavalry by Cathy Wright (book signing to follow)

2:20 p.m. No Soap, No Pay, Diarrhea, Dysentery & Desertion: A Composite Diary of the Last 16 Months of the Confederacy from 1864 to 1865 by Jeff Toalson (book signing to follow)

3:20 p.m. The Surrenders and Events After Appomattox by Alyssa Holland

*Ongoing through the day: Printing Presses and Paroles by Candace Hart

Living History Programs, Saturday, April 11, 2009

10:50 a.m. Jennie Peers Appomattox Civilian by Tabitha Donelson

11:50 a.m. Federal Soldier with the 85th Pennsylvania by Chris Case

12:50 p.m. Jennie Peers Appomattox Civilian by Tabitha Donelson

1:50 p.m. Federal Soldier with the 85th Pennsylvania by Chris Case

2:50 p.m. Jennie Peers Appomattox Civilian by Tabitha Donelson

3:50 p.m. Federal Soldier with the 85th Pennsylvania by Chris Case

Sunday, April 12, 2009

10:20 a.m. The Future of the Museum of the Confederacy (MOC) in Appomattox by MOC Staff

11:20 a.m. The Surrender Meeting by Mike Brennan

12:20 p.m. The Fate of Confederate Battle Flags by Bert Dunkerly

1:20 p.m. The Stacking of Arms by Mike Brennan

2:20 p.m. Army Weapons at Appomattox by Bert Dunkerly

3:20 p.m. Joshua Chamberlain and the Stacking of Arms by Patrick Schroeder

*Ongoing through the day: Printing Presses and Paroles by Candace Hart

Living History Programs, Sunday, April 12, 2009

11:50 a.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

1:50 p.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

3:50 p.m. Robert Caldwell of the 46th Virginia Infantry by Andrew Rakowski

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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
P.O. Box 218

Appomattox, VA 24522

Phone:

(434) 352-8987 x226

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