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Eve of Appomattox F-60 | Marker History

Eve of Appomattox Marker, F-60

Part of Lee's army passed here, April 8, 1865, retreating westward. The Second (Humphrey's) Corps of Grant's army passed, in pursuit, in the afternoon of the same day. Grant spent the night here, receiving early in the morning of April 9 a note from Lee in regard to surrender. He sent a reply and then went on to Appomattox.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1930
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Buckingham County
Physical Description of Location: Southwest corner of intersection between S James Madison Highway (US 15) and Francisco Road (State Route 636), Farmville, VA 23901. Marker is on right, in front of Exxon gas station, when travelings south on US 15.
GPS Location: 37.39062507,-78.48515318
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