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New museum at Appomattox

Wilmer McLean home (replica), site of surrender meeting between Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses Grant. Today is the anniversary of Appomattox, the major surrender that brought the end of the American Civil War. Here’s a post I wrote about … Continue reading

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The power of Appomattox

Last year on a trip to view the autumn colors with my family, I convinced them to stop at Appomattox Court House, site of Lee’s surrender to Grant in April 1865 which essentially heralded the end of the Civil War.  It was my … Continue reading

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