Civil War | Self-Guided Tour
Auto Driving Tour of Civil War Lynchburg
216 12th Street at Church
Lynchburg, VA 24504
The driving tour consists of sites associated with the Battle of Lynchburg, June 17-18, 1864, and Civil War Lynchburg. Stops include battlefield areas, headquarters building, cemeteries, and hospital buildings. Most stops include Civil War trail signs. Map for the tour and a CD narrated by renowned Civil War authority James Robertson, Jr. are available at the Lynchburg Visitor Information Center.
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Appomattox, Virginia | The surrender of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at this site on April 9, 1865, signaled the beginning of the end of...
Old City Cemetery and Pest House Medical Museum
Lynchburg, Virginia | During the Civil War this site served as a cemetery, a hospital, and a center of veterinary research.
Stonewall Jackson's Grave
Lexington, Virginia | Stonewall Jackson's grave is marked by Valentine's bronze statue of the general.
Lee Chapel and Museum
Lexington, Virginia | Completed in 1868, while Lee was President of Washington College, the chapel houses his office, a family crypt, and is the...