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A town of south-central Virginia east of Lynchburg. Confederate general Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union general Ulysses S. Grant at the nearby hamlet of Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the Civil War.


(Placename) a village in central Virginia where the Confederate army under Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant's Union forces on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War


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a town in central Virginia where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865, ending the Civil War. 1345.
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A few days before the surrender at Appomattox a thunderous engagement between the commands of Sheridan and Pickett was unknown to the latter commander, a mile in the rear of his own line.
Shell (80% WI and operator) and Nexen (20% WI) will continue to appraise Appomattox in 2012 with an appraisal well in the southwest fault block and a sidetrack appraisal into the northwest fault block to further delineate the hydrocarbon accumulation.
When the state seceded, however, he enlisted, and Marlow describes his experiences during the Civil War, being wounded in battle and present at Appomattox for Lee's surrender, as well as his rebuilding his plantation and life after the war.
The primary purpose of this project is to replace the aging Route 620 truss bridge over the Appomattox River with a new structure on the existing alignment.
And it opens a window on the nation's peacemaking, through the Appomattox, Va.
The company recently noted three successful appraisal wells at the Appomattox and Vito fields, which are expected to begin producing in the second half of the decade.
BLACKSBURG, VA, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- From April 7-11, 2010 the past will come alive when approximately twenty Civil War reenactors from North Carolina to Connecticut will march from Sailor's Creek Battlefield to Appomattox Court House National Park in Virginia.
Lee and "Stonewall" Jackson, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania, Antietam, Gettysburg, Harper's Ferry and Appomattox.
DBC), the leading private operator of WiMAX 4G broadband networks in underserved and rural America, is proud to announce today that it was awarded a grant from the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative (MBC) to triple its current broadband wireless coverage in Appomattox County, Virginia.
DBC launched service late in 2007 in Appomattox as part of its national expansion to small and medium-sized communities.
Estes when he founded the company in 1931 - Pre-produced historical b-roll footage for television journalists and colorful handouts for print journalists - Appomattox Regional Governor's School student band will provide swingin' entertainment from the 1930s and '40s - Driver look-alikes dressed in the Estes Express Lines uniforms of the 1950s - Special guests include local and state elected officials and leading Richmond-area business executives, including Harwood Cochran, founder of Overnight Transportation Co.
The Region 2000 Council represents 2,000 square miles in the heart of Virginia that includes the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell.