Grant this week (April 9) in 1865, in the parlor of Wilmer McLean's home at Appomattox Courthouse
, Virginia, hastening the end of the Civil War.
Lee bowed to the numerically superior Federal army at Appomattox Courthouse
Gil Duran, a spokesman for the governor, dismissed the idea as a "silly fantasy" and added that "the question of secession was answered definitively in 1865 when General Lee surrendered at the Appomattox Courthouse
Lee still have been the surrendering General at Appomattox Courthouse
Or McLean Homeat Appomattox Courthouse
, where our country's bloody civil war came to an end, snuffing out the institution of slavery with it.
What happened at Appomattox Courthouse
, Virginia, on April 9, 18652 (South's General Lee surrendered to North's General Grant)
My Dear Friend is not only an up-close and personal look at the Civil War up to the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
, but also a love story--the letters are penned specifically to Alva's beloved "Maggie" at home.
Lee's birthplace and a honey tree from the grounds of the Appomattox Courthouse
Detouring from the historical timeline momentarily, the two sides re- enacted Lee's surrender at the Appomattox Courthouse
before re-engaging with the battle of Sayler's Creek.
For example, pictures of the Appomattox Courthouse
were taken to show a setting from Ann Rinaldi's book, In My Father's House.
In a deep sense, the copyright drama playing out in Atlanta--the City Too Busy to Hate--is really about how Gone With the Wind should be read 65 years after its publication and 136 years after the society it romances surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse
On April 9, 1865, eighty-nine years after the Continental Congress declared the independence of "thirteen united States of America," the United States of America was born at the residence of farmer Wilmer McLean in the hamlet of Appomattox Courthouse