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The Appomattox Campaign
March 30 - April 14, 2019

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Battles of Sailor’s Creek

  • Sailor's Creek Battlefield (map)

High Bridge Trail State Park at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield: In the afternoon, park rangers will provide a brief synopsis of the First Battle of High Bridge and explain how the armies came to South Side Virginia.

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park: Join park staff in presentations on the preparation and opening shots of the battle of Sailor’s Creek. Park Manager and author Chris Calkins will present talks on the Appomattox Campaign and the Battles of Sailors Creek. Living historians will offer guided tours of the Hillsman House, which will be set up as a field hospital, and real-time interpretive hikes. Taps will mark the end of programs at 7 p.m., just before sunset, by the Hillsman House.

Earlier Event: April 5
Grant at Nottoway Court House
Later Event: April 7
The Second Battle of High Bridge