Key Civilians at Appomattox

Much of the story of Appomattox revolved around the soldiers and officers who fought here. But, Appomattox Court House was a well populated small town and there were more than armies here in April of 1865. Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a civilian here and to find yourself surrounded by two warring armies? Take some time to learn about the stories of some of the civilians who were present during the events surrounding the surrender.
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    Last updated: March 20, 2018

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