September 13, 2008

Historical Entertainment

man in confederate outfitThis fellow is a historical re-enactor at Appomattox. He told us how he joined the Confederate Army, was wounded, went back after healing, only to be with the Army of Northern Virginia when they were defeated. 

Appomattox National Historical Park also has a couple of slide shows for your edification, along with museum exhibits that light up and make sounds.

Below are figures from a life-size mural depicting the most famous leaders who met at Appomattox.
General LeeGeneral Grant

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