Robert Caldwell – son of Thomas Caldwell. Born 1847. Former Confederate soldier. Former student who joined the Liberty Guards of the 46th Virginia Infantry when he was 18 years old. He was wounded at Petersburg. Caldwell was one of nine men left in his company at the time of the surrender.
Doc Christian: Doc Christian is a local doctor and landowner who had a son who fought on the side of the Confederacy.
Henry Coleman – Former Confederate soldier. He is a local farmer who, at age 21 along with his two brothers, joined the Liberty Guards of the 46th Virginia Infantry. Coleman was one of nine men left in his company, Company B, at the surrender.
John Dennett was a reporter for the New York newspaper, The Nation. He travelled the South immediately after the war to document the stories of people from all walks of life. During the summer of 1865 he visited Appomattox.
Isaiah Edwards is a soldier of the 188th PA. Isaiah has been brought back with his unit acting as Provost Guards. Their job is to re-instate law and order in Appomattox County.vide
Emma Hix is the daughter of Clover Hill Tavern owner Wilson Hix. She was living with her father at the time of the surrender and witnessed some of the events during the surrender. The paroles for Lee’s army were printed at the tavern.
Martha Hix is a village resident and daughter of the tavern owner.
Wilson Hix is the owner of the Clover Hill Tavern and father of Emma and Martha
William Hubbard: William Hubbard enlisted in May 1861 in company H of the 18th Virginia Infantry. He served in the confederate Army of Northern Virginia and participated in Lee’s retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox. After the surrender, he returned home to work on his father’s farm.
Pvt. LeClere serves in Company D, 188th Pennsylvania Infantry. Following General Lee’s surrender his company serves as the Provost Guard for Appomattox County.
Maria Meeks: Mrs. Meeks is the wife of Francis Meeks, the owner of Meeks General Merchandise, and the mother of Lafayette meeks who died in 1861 while fighting for the Confederacy. She witnessed many of the events that occurred at Appomattox.
Sgt Norris serves in Company D, 188th Pennsylvania Infantry. Following General Lee’s surrender his company serves as the Provost Guard for Appomattox County.
Last updated: August 30, 2019