Civil War anniversay celebrated in Appomattox

The War Between the States began 150 years ago. It ended four years later in Appomattox.

A new Confederacy Museum is in the works in Appomattox; it’s just one way the anniversary of the Civil War is helping garner interest in the town.

“In this county alone, in Appomattox Co., 60% of the families had slaves,” said Mike Brennan, a park ranger and historian at the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.

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