a town in central Virginia where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865, ending the Civil War.
a river flowing E from E central Virginia to the James River. 137 miles (220 km) long.
She was engaged to a fellow in my regiment—killed at Appomattox.
The Comings of Cousin Ann Emma Speed Sampson
Dandridge, Stephen A.; enlisted 1862; paroled at Appomattox.
The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson Edward A. Moore
The parting at Appomattox between Lee and his officers was most kindly, affectionate, and touching in every instance.
Lee and Longstreet at High Tide Helen D. Longstreet
Simply that the South live up to the terms of the surrender at Appomattox.
Speeches of Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison
It is estimated that as many as 12,000 deserted on the road to Appomattox.
Ulysses S. Grant Walter Allen
My men were drawn up in the little town of Appomattox that night.
Campfire and Battlefield Rossiter Johnson
It was April of the year 1865, and Lee had already surrendered his army at Appomattox.
The Stronghold Miriam Haynie
The parting of Lee with his soldiers at Appomattox was most pathetic.
Drum Taps in Dixie Delavan S. Miller
Resting there until the 5th they resumed the march, fighting and running, until, at Appomattox they gave up and surrendered.
The Black Phalanx Joseph T. Wilson
After the fall of Fort Fisher, it was only a few months to Appomattox.
Brave Deeds of Union Soldiers Samuel Scoville
a village in central Virginia where the Confederate army under Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant’s Union forces on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War
eccentric spelling of plural of Appomattoc, name of a local subgroup of the Powhatan (Algonquian) confederacy in Virginia (first attested as Apamatic, 1607). Site of last battle for Army of Northern Virginia (CSA) in the American Civil War, and of Lee’s surrender to Grant in Wilmer McLean house, April 9, 1865.
- Appomattox court house
appomattox court house Appomattox Court House [(ap-uh-mat-uhks)] A village in Virginia where General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant in April 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War. Historical Examples The morning broke clear and bright in the neighborhood of appomattox court house, and there was every evidence of spring. The Black […]
noun the production of objects by apparently supernatural means at a spiritualists’ seance the objects produced (obsolete) bearing; demeanour (pl) (obsolete) things brought as offerings; revenues Historical Examples The Hindoo control then announced that an apport would be brought, and asked that water be placed in a tin basin. The Wanderings of a Spiritualist Arthur […]
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to distribute or allocate proportionally; divide and assign according to some rule of proportional distribution: to apportion expenses among the three men. Historical Examples Treasure was within their reach, apportionable, when obtained, as prize-money. “Where Angels Fear to Tread” and Other Stories of the Sea Morgan Robertson verb (transitive) to divide, distribute, or assign appropriate […]