Battle of Appomattox

Battle that Ended the Civil War

Facts about Appomattox

1. Appomattox occurred on April 9, 1865 in Virginia.

2. Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant.

3. Union troops involved= 120,000

Union casualties= 260

4. Confederate troops involved= 30,000

Confederate casualties= 440

5. Significance: Lee's surrender leads to the surrender of other Southern units, thus ending the war.