On Sunday April
15, 2012, The Appomattox Chapter 11 United Daughters of the Confederacy welcomed visitors to the little Confederate Cemetery
located on Route 24 adjacent to the Surrender Grounds. Members and visitors honored the 19 soldiers (18 Confederate, 1 Union)
buried in this cemetery in 1866. The program honored the soldier with songs, poems, flowers, flags, and great reverence. Present
for the honor Guard were both Robert E. Lee and his Lieutenants and General Ulysses S. Grant and his Federal Generals Corp.
The guest speaker was Mr. David C. Trimble from Georgetown, Kentucky, who is part of Lee’s Lieutenants.
The United Daughters were represented by chapters from all over the state and also as far as Jacksonville, North Carolina
and the SCV camps were represented by members from Appomattox, Lynchburg, Nelson, Charlotte County, as well as reenactors
from as far away as Wisconsin and Florida.
The Appomattox Children of the Confederacy
Chapter 32 were well represented in period dress participating in many aspects of the program.