• Firm hired to help Appomattox with Civil War’s end game

    APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — The town of Appomattox has hired a contractor to help it with a big, historic April event: Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. More than 1,000 re-enactors…

  • Volunteers sought for Appomattox surrender sesquicentennial

    APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — Volunteers are being sought for events marking the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender in Appomattox. Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and the Appomattox 1865 Foundation have…