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

2012 Appomattox History Weekend

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
Upcoming Events
About The United Daughters of the Confederacy
Presidents 1895-2013
Appomattox members and their Confederate Ancestors
Ancestor Histories and Photos
Presentations and Awards
Presentations and Awards
The Appomattox Confederate Cemetery
2010 Appomattox History Weekend
2018 Memorial Service and Iron Cross Service
Memorial Service 2015
Memorial Service 2014
Memorial Service 2013
Memorial Service 2012
2012 Appomattox History Weekend
Memorial Service 2010
Memorial Service 2009
Memorial Service 2008
Memorial Service 2007
Memorial Service 2006
Memorial Service 2005
Memorial Service 2004
Memorial Service 2003
Memorial Service 2002
Memorial Service 2001
Memorial Service 2000
Memorial Service 1997
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




On April 13thh and 14th, 2012 the Appomattox Historical Society and the Appomattox United Daughters of the Confederacy joined forces once again for their Fourth Annual Appomattox History Weekend. The weekend started on Friday with school days as we welcomed school groups and lots of individual children for living history dating back prior to the Civil War. The children were taught about Wesley Chapel, built in the early 1800’s, the one room schoolhouse built in the late 1800’s, Blacksmith’s Shops and the Martin log cabin. The children had the honor of meeting Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant and see reenactors set up camp.  Students also got to make period envelopes and write period letters to the soldiers

On Saturday the park was open to all visitors and presented living history that cannot be forgotten. The day started with a Battalion Drill, General Grant addressing his commanders and General Lee addressing his commanders, General Lee dictating orders to be sent to General Pickett, General Pickett forming his battle plans, Ladies discussing secession, Confederate troops marching through the village stopping for water, food, and receiving letters written from home. At 3:00 p.m. ,the Battle of Dinwiddie Court House took place. There were also camp and hospital tours along with a presentation by Stan Clardy. The day’s activities concluded with Artillery night fire.


On Sunday morning a period church service was held on the lines near Wesley Chapel.  After a period church service, spectators were able to watch shad baking, then the Battle of Five Forks took place and to end the weekend at Clover Hill Village, Pay Call and a Medal Distribution took place. At 2:00 p.m. the United Daughters of the Confederacy held its annual Memorial Service at the Appomattox Confederate Cemetery.