— Lee's Retreat —You are standing near the site of Appomattox Station Depot on the South Side Railroad. Here, on the afternoon of April 8, 1865, Union cavalrymen under Gen. George A. Custer dealt the Army of Northern Virginia a final blow. First, they captured trains loaded with supplies for Confederates, then they attacked and captured Gen. R. Lindsay Walker's wagons and artillery in bivouac half a mile to the north.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 10:27pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 692411 N 4136304|
|Decimal Degrees||37.35351667, -78.82753333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 21.211', W 78° 49.652'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 21' 12.66" N, 78° 49' 39.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 214 Main St, Appomattox VA 24522, US|
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