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

Memorial Service 2013

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
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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

Appomattox Annual Memorial Service

Appomattox Confederate Cemetery

Members of the Appomattox UDC and Guests

On April 7, the Appomattox Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy held its annual Memorial Service at the Confederate Cemetery. Special guest speaker was Mr.  Christian Godart, one of Lee’s Lieutenants, who portrays Lt. General Richard Ewell.  Other guests that took part in the annual program were Mr. Stan Clardy, Southern Junction, and Virginia Division President, Suzanne Townsend.

The Appomattox Courthouse Rangers Sons of Confederate Veterans and other surrounding VA SCV camps presented the Color Guard and Musket Salute. Wreaths were presented from Capt. Sally Tompkins Chapter, Southern Cross Chapter, Loudoun Chapter, H.A. Carrington Chapter, Kirkwood Otey Chapter, Elliot Grays Chapter, Jubal Early Chapter, and the Appomattox Chapter, along with wreaths presented from Napoleon Bonaparte Ponton Camp and the Charlotte County Grays SCV camp. Laural Williams, Faith Daniels, and guest Carleigh Shook presented the programs and Mr. Jesse Osborne played taps.

We presented each Confederate soldier’s grave with a flag as well as an American Flag to the one Union soldier who is laid to rest here. Flowers were also presented to every soldier as a reminder to all for their sacrifices and service that was made during those four long years.

The program was filled with music, poetry, songs, and wreath lying to honor these soldiers who fought for their country and a cause they believed in.