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Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox, Appomattox County, VA



B&W Photos

HB1146204
Portion Of Side Facade (foreground), Showing View Of Neighboring Buildings

HB1146205
Photocopy Of Photograph (source Unknown) Photographer Unknown April 1865 Main Facade, Serving As Backdrop For Posing Union Soldiers

HB1146206
Photocopy Of Photograph (source Unknown) Photographer Unknown Ca 1890 Main Facade And Side Facade

HB1146207
Perspective View Of West (front) And South Side

HB1146208
Perspective View Of West (front) And North Side


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Item Title


Location
Appomattox, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-716
Building/structure dates: 1846 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1892 demolished
Building/structure dates: 1964 subsequent work
Significance: Site of the surrender of Robert E. Lee's Confederate forces to Ulysses S. Grant, thus ending the Civil War.

Subjects
Fires
Law Enforcement
Brick Buildings


Related Names
Lee, Robert E.
Grant, Ulysses S.
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Null, Druscilla J., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. PORTION OF SIDE FACADE (FOREGROUND), SHOWING VIEW OF NEIGHBORING BUILDINGS
2. Photocopy of photograph (source unknown) Photographer unknown April 1865 MAIN FACADE, SERVING AS BACKDROP FOR POSING UNION SOLDIERS
3. Photocopy of photograph (source unknown) Photographer unknown ca 1890 MAIN FACADE AND SIDE FACADE
4. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF WEST (FRONT) AND SOUTH SIDE
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF WEST (FRONT) AND NORTH SIDE


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