March 8: Appomattox, VA

March 8: Appomattox, VA

Hobbling into Appomattox late I opted for this B and B and how was it nice, owners were very nice and accommodating. Definitely going back to eat at the restaurant.

Spent most of the day where this happened - very powerful experience.

 

This man rode away and our country was headed towards a new future - Lincoln was assassinated within one week of the surrender however. Unbelievable...

Still thinking about these powerful images and trying to digest what happened in Appomattox in 1865.

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