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Museum of the Confederacy Opening at Appomattox, VA

Mrs. Bolander, Ms. Brooks & Mrs. Champion.

S. Waite Rawls III President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond VA opened the Appomattox Museum on March 31st, 2012. Dr. James I. Robertson, Alumni Distinguished Professor of History, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University was guest speaker. The Education Room was named in his honor. The Lt. Governor, the Honorable William T. Bolling cut the ribbon to open the new Museum. Mrs. Patricia Gray W. Bolander, Pres of the Fort Fisher #2325, UDC Chapter represented North Carolina Division UDC. Also present were Ms. Joan Logan Brooks, Treasurer General, UDC and Mrs. Dallas Champion, Secretary General, UDC, Mrs. Donald Joyner, Memorial Bldg Board of Trustees and represenatives from Hampton, VA UDC members.