Entrance to the Appomattox Court House and the houses where the Surrender of the USA Civil War was signed.
The Original tabletop they used to sign the final agreement of the surrender.
One of original flags that flew at the ridge in Gettysburg.
The Doctors House , you can see him just a little sitting on his porch .
The room where they printed out the parole passes for the soldiers that surrendered.
The Clover Hill Tavern kitchen .
The Clover Hill Tavern Guesthouse.
The town lawyers office
The General store and Post Office in Appomattox .
A painting of the Surrender
The original couch that was in the Lounge where the Surrender was signed.
One of the bedrooms of the McLean Family house, A portrait of the Lady of the House sits above the Mantle.
The childrens bedroom of The McLean Family house.
The Formal Dining room in The McLean house.
The Slaves quarters situated behind The McLean house.
A little rest bed in the kitchen outside of the McLean house used by the slaves .
Slaves sleeping area.
The Jailhouse at Appomattox.
The Jailors office to the jailhouse.
Peers House - From this spot was fired the last shot from the artillary of the army of Northern Virginia on the morning of April 9th 1865 .
Lynchburg City centre ...nothing to with Appomattox
Two students having some fun on the day Harold Camping predicted would be the end of the world ! This was taken taken 2 minutes before the end of the day Asian time ...or something like that ( wink )
speaks for itself
Think the photographer may have been drunk ; )
JM sitting on his newish couch .....and some donated chairs in the background ...poor students , any donations going anyone ?
JM and his new car
Civil War memories
speaks for itself.
I think this soldier looks a lot like Christopher Plummer ; )
explanation of next photo !
This is what is known as 'The silent witness ' a childs doll that was left behind in the room before it was used for the meeting of the 2 Generals to sign the surrender.
This speaks for itself.
A Doctor of the time ,some good old fashioned remedies in this surgery .
One of 2 vases standing on the Fire mantle, some of the funishings in the room are exact reproductions of the originals but these vases were the originals.
The actual room in the McClean house where the surrender document was signed by Lee and Grant on April9th 1865 .
This sofa was also one of the original items of furnature that has been preserved , it looked in real good condition considering its age.
The original Grandfather clock stopped at the time the surrender was signed .
A man/boy of the times ,ready to play his juice harp for us , he spoke to us in the dialect of the time and acted as if we were really back in the day.
Juice Harp , a common musical instrument used at the time of the civil war
Where he belongs , hee hee ; )
Straggly moustached man in the Jail
My handsome husband
This unlucky soldier from Alabama, he enlisted just 3 days after the firing on Fort Sumter, he survived 1,454 days of service only to die in the war's last 24 hours.
RIP J.H. Hutchins