This driving tour follows General Robert E. Lee's route from Petersburg to Appomattox. With stops, allow two hours for the tour, then extra time to explore the sites at Appomattox Court House. Begin with the site of Lee's withdrawal from the Richmond-Petersburg Front and end at the scene of surrender at Appomattox. Maps and information can be obtained at the Petersburg Visitors Center. Petersburg is about a half hour drive from Richmond. Take I-95 south to Route 36 to reach the battlefield.
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