Battle of Appomattox Court House

About This Place

Description:Early on April 9, the remnants of John Broun Gordon’s corps and Fitzhugh Lee’s cavalry formed line of battle at Appomattox Court House. Gen. Robert E. Lee determined to make one last attempt to escape the closing Union pincers and reach his supplies at Lynchburg.

Location

City Appomattox Court House
State VA
Latitude 37.36790401
Longitude -78.8392505

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