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McLean House in Appomattox, Virginia.
McLean House in Appomattox, Virginia, where Lee surrendered to Grant

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Lee Surrendered
April 9, 1865

Shortly after noon on April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant, general-in-chief of all United States forces, at the home of Wilmer McClean in the village of Appomattox Court House, Virginia. The two generals met in the house you see in the picture. Today, the house at Appomattox is a replica of the original. With this meeting, the Civil War was effectively over.
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