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Appomattox Looking To Preserve Civil War Battlefield

May 30, 2007

Appomattox officials are studying a plan to preserve a Civil War battlefield near Lynchburg. The site is currently owned by a trucking company.

Officials plan to preserve the land where the Battle of Appomattox Station took place. The land remains largely undeveloped. A report on the land is expected within several weeks.

The National Park Service and local officials will look at the report and then determine a proposal of preservation most likely by the end of the summer.


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