Appomattox Chapter 11, Virginia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy®

Memorial Service 2006
The Long Road Home- 150th Appomattox
Iron Cross Dedication for George W. Abbitt
The Long Road Home - Sailor's Creek Re-enactment
Iron Cross Dedication for Hawkes Brothers
Iron Cross Dedication for Early Brothers
Iron Cross and Dedication at Liberty Baptist Cemetery
Iron Cross Dedication for James Lacy Price
National Public Lands Day
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About The United Daughters of the Confederacy
Presidents 1895-2013
Appomattox members and their Confederate Ancestors
Ancestor Histories and Photos
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The Appomattox Confederate Cemetery
2010 Appomattox History Weekend
2018 Memorial Service and Iron Cross Service
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2012 Appomattox History Weekend
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Iron Cross Dedication for Bradford Thomas Wilmer
Iron Cross Dedication for Robert Jefferson Hudson
Iron Cross Dedication for Nathaniel C. Wilson
Iron Cross Dedications
Iron Cross and Marker Dedication for Clement Jordan Lipscomb
Iron Cross and Memorial Service for Alexander Family
Iron Cross Dedication for George Frank Powell
Iron Cross Dedication for Robert Elliott
Iron Cross Dedication for Richard Price
Ironcross Dedication for Silas Stinnett
Iron Cross Dedication for Chancey Ferguson
Iron Cross Dedication for Thomas Wooldridge and Thomas O'Brien
Iron Cross Dedication for Elisha Lucado
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson weekend event, May 11-13, 2007
September 2003 Re-enactment
Massing of the Flags
Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
2006 Jefferson Davis National Memorial Service
2004 Jefferson Davis National Memorial Service
2002 Jefferson Davis National Memorial Service
Railroad Festival 2002
Railroad Festival 2006
Railroad Festival 2019

Confederate Memorial Service

Students presenting flags to Soldiers

The Appomattox United Daughters of the Confederacy held the annual Confederate Memorial Service on April 9, 2006 at the Confederate Cemetery. The speaker was Mr. Chris Calkins, Chief of Interpretation at the Petersburg National Battlefield Park who gave his talk on “The Final Bloodshed – The Battle of Appomattox”.  The program consisted of singing, poetry, flowers and flags.  The UDC was most happy to welcome 2 buses of 8th Grade children, teachers, and parents from the Rosemont Middle School, LaCrescenta, California, a tour arranged by Anne Whitaker of Adventure Camps in Alexandria, Virginia.  One bus arrived at 10:00 am and was given a history of the cemetery and the soldiers buried there as well as information about the area.  The second bus arrived for the actual Memorial Service at 2:00 pm. The children all participated in the laying of the wreaths and flags for the soldiers graves.  A final speaker, Mr. James Hennig US Navy, ask if his American Flag could be flown at our ceremony. Mr. Hennig has spent two tours in Iraq and is retiring from the Navy in several months and this is his retirement flag. It has flown over the U.S.S. Constitution (Old Ironsides), Fort Henry, Gettysburg and it’s final stop - Appomattox. We were honored to have him participate in our service.


The UDC would like to acknowledge the participation and support of the Appomattox Rangers Court House Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans as well as other area SCV camps who helped make this a Ceremony to remember.  We would also like to thank Mr. Harry Lilly, The Rebel One Gift Shop, for his continued support and the providing of our flags. You can check out local soldiers stories and pictures on this web site.

presentation of wreaths
Early bus arrivals presenting flowers and flags to soldiers

SCV members marching from Clover Hill

Our quest speaker, Mr. Chris Calkins

Special prsentation of United States Flag by Jim Hennig
Rifle salute by the SCV members
Taps by Jesse Osborne


Students and Appomattox UDC members
Memorial program participants in period dress