September 13, 2008

Clover Hill Tavern

North Elevation of the Tavern
georgian building
interior of room

Clover Hill Tavern, built in 1819, played a part in the surrender at Appomattox. The U.S. Army used it to set up portable printing presses. In five days, they printed 28,231 parole passes for the surrendered Confederate soldiers.

Each pass stated that the prisoner had "permission to go to his home, and there remain undisturbed."

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