MEDIA
South Side Railroad Ticket
Original Author: South Side Railroad
Created: 1865
Medium: Railroad ticket
Publisher: The Museum of the Confederacy

South Side Railroad Ticket

A ticket for one seat on the South Side Railroad from Lynchburg to Burkesville, Virginia, bears the signature of a Confederate official. The ticket was issued on March 29, 1865; less than two weeks later, Confederate general Robert E. Lee would surrender his troops at Appomattox. This ticket was kept by Corporal Thomas Colley, Co. D, 1st Virginia Cavalry, and was later found amidst his papers.