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Appomattox Manor, Cedar Lane, Hopewell, Hopewell, VA

Appomattox Manor, Cedar Lane, Hopewell, Hopewell, VA

 
 
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Significance: Primarily significant as the headquarters for General Ulysses S. Grant, from which he directed the progress of the Union army from June, 1864 to April 1865. While Grant's headquarters, the house was visited by President Lincoln. Also significant for its unbroken chain of title since 1635 in the hands of the Eppes family.
Survey number: HABS VA-824
Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1840 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1850 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 69000015

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Grant, Ulysses S
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