Battles of Appomattox Station and Court House

  • Also Known As: Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia
  • Also Known As: Robert E Lee's Surrender at Appomattox



Y/M/D Description Place
1865/04/02 Union army breaks through the Petersburg and Richmond defensive line Petersburg Breakthrough Battlefield, Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum Of The Civil War Soldier
1865/04/07 While camping on Cumberland Rd near the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Rt 45) Robert Lee receives a message from US Grant (headquartered at the now demolished Farmville Hotel, Farmville) recommending the surrender the Army of Northern Virginia. Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Farmville
1865/04/08 George Custer's Union cavalry captures a Confederate supply train, artillery and blocks Robert E Lee's retreat Appomattox Historic District, Appomattox
1865/04/09 Elkanah L Burson delivers General Grant's surender demand to General Lee and returns Lee's surrender papers back to General Grant Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Appomattox
1865/04/09 Robert E Lee, accompanied by five Major generals, surrenders the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S Grant. Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Appomattox
1865/05/00 Robert Lee stays at John Stewart's house from April to June after surrendering at Appomattox Stewart-Lee House, Richmond

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