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A town of south-central Virginia east of Lynchburg. Confederate general Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union general Ulysses S. Grant at the nearby hamlet of Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the Civil War.
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(Placename) a village in central Virginia where the Confederate army under Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant's Union forces on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War
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Ap•po•mat•tox(ˌæp əˈmæt əks)
a town in central Virginia where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865, ending the Civil War. 1345.
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