meaning of Appomattox

Appomattox meaning in Etymology Dictionary

eccentric spelling of plural of Appomattoc, title of a nearby subgroup for the Powhatan (Algonquian) confederacy in Virginia (initially attested as Apamatic, 1607). Website of final battle for Army of Northern Virginia (CSA) inside United states Civil War, and of Lee's surrender to Grant in Wilmer McLean house, April 9, 1865.

Sentence Examples with the word Appomattox

Johnston in North Carolina, the command of the whole of General Lee's cavalry devolved upon Fitzhugh Lee early in 1865, but the surrender of Appomattox followed quickly upon the opening of the campaign.

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