The Appomattox Court House National Historical Park cemeteries are part of the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, 1989.
Read more about Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Cemeteries: Robinson Cemetery, Bohannon-Trent Cemetery, Patteson-Hix Cemetery, O'Brien Cemetery, Confederate Cemetery, Grave of Lafayette Meeks, Cemeteries Within The Park
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