Examples from the Web for appomattox
He assaulted Lee's works, north of the James—but it was south of the Appomattox that he was looking.Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins|John Esten Cooke
A portion of the division escaped with General Pickett and reached Appomattox.The Story of a Confederate boy in the Civil War|David E. Johnston
We are correctly told that the ancient doctrine of State rights ended at Appomattox.
Here is the voice of the plain men of Middlesex, promising Yorktown, promising Appomattox.Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed.|Calvin Coolidge
We had arrived at the cavalry corps hospital on the bank of the Appomattox, just above City Point.A Boy Trooper With Sheridan|Stanton P. Allen
British Dictionary definitions for appomattox
Word Origin and History for appomattox
eccentric spelling of plural of Appomattoc, name of a local subgroup of the Powhatan (Algonquian) confederacy in Virginia (first attested as Apamatic, 1607). Site of last battle for Army of Northern Virginia (CSA) in the American Civil War, and of Lee's surrender to Grant in Wilmer McLean house, April 9, 1865.