Although the town of Appomattox Court House is known for the surrender of General Lee’s army, it is important to remember that many civilians were still in the village at the time. Circle true or false to show what you know about one such civilian. Information for this page can be found in the McLean House Kitchen Exhibit. This link (https://www.newsadvance.com/news/wounded-as-a-slave-died-as-a-free-woman-appomattox/article_ddcb8698-c536-11e4-8f02-97169733a3b5.html) will take you to a site that will help you answer the following:
1. Hannah Reynolds was the only known civilian casualty at Appomattox Court House.
2. Hannah Reynolds was enslaved.
3. Hannah Reynolds was killed instantly.
4. Hannah Reynolds worked for Mr. McLean.
Did You Know?
On August 25, 1916 President Woodrow Wilson approved the NPS Organic Act, legislation establishing the National Park Service as part of the Department of the Interior.
Civilians at Appomattox
Last updated: July 4, 2018