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Forgotten Friday: The April 7, 1865, Actions in Cumberland County, VA with Patrick Schroeder

April 11 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

$10 ACWM Members receive free admission.

THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT AT ACWM-Appomattox

Largely overlooked by historians the events at Sailor’s Creek (April 6) and at Appomattox (April 9), multiple engagements and events occurred in Cumberland County. Four separate battles resulted in the death, wounding, or capture of three generals, the near capture of General Robert E. Lee, and a “Lee to the rear” incident. The battles near Cumberland Church are all fascinating and horrific in their own right, resulting in hundreds of casualties. Join Patrick Schroder, Historian of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, to discover more about these forgotten events.

Civil War Author/Historian Patrick A. Schroeder is the full-time Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Historian. He graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Historical Park Administration from Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV., and has an M.A. in Civil War History from Virginia Tech. His book “Thirty Myths About Lee’s Surrender” is currently in its twelfth printing.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. TICKETS AND REGISTRATIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE UNLESS THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR MUSEUM CANCELS AN EVENT.

159 Horseshoe Rd
Appomattox, Virginia 24522 United States
(804) 649-1861
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