The Battle of Appomattox

Logan Garner

The battle in Appomattox took place in Appomattox county Virginia on April 9th,1865. The fight was between the union forces and the confederate forces. The union forces had 63,285 troops and the confederate forces had 26,000 troops fighting for them. The commander for the union was Ulysses S. Grant, and for the confederate side the commander was Robert E. Lee.
The casualties for the union were only about 260 the casualties for the confederacy were at about 440. This battle was very important because the confederacy gave up and the union won. This was the very last battle of the civil war so that's where it ended.