Ulysses Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse
in Virginia 77 years ago.
It was Parker who actually drafted most of Grant's correspondence in the later years of the war, so Grant wanted Parker by his side when he and Lee negotiated the terms of the final surrender at their meeting at Appomattox Courthouse
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
." History would seem to vindicate Duran -- proposals to partition California have surfaced more than 200 times since the state was formed in 1850, most recently in 1992, none with success.
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.
"Governor, if I had foreseen the use those people designed to make of their victory, there would have been no surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
; no sir, not by me," declared General Lee.
Lee's birthplace and a honey tree from the grounds of the Appomattox Courthouse
. where Gen.
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