It must have been a long walk for the Tar Heel soldiers. An unknown North Carolina soldier wrote: "Blow Gabriel blow! My God, let him blow; I am ready to die!"
According to Nine and Wilson's The Appomattox Paroles, there were 4,871 Tar Heel soldiers paroled at Appomattox.
It must have been a long walk....
I took this photo in September 2006.