Battle of Appomattox
Battle that Ended the Civil War
Facts about Appomattox
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.
The parlor at Appomattox Courthouse where General Lee surrenders to General Grant.
Soldiers fighting in Battle of Appomattox.
General Ulysses S. Grant
The Union General Ulysses S. Grant. He graduated from West Point in 1843. He hated the sight of blood.
General Robert E. Lee
The Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Born January 18, 1807 and died on October 12, 1870.
Appomattox Courthouse photographed in 1865 by Timothy O'Sullivan.
Appomattox Courthouse photographed in 2011.