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McLean House, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Appomattox, Virginia, circa 1981-2000

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Alternate title:Civil War Virginia, Appomattox
Summary:Civil War Virginia, Appomattox, Virginia, circa 1981-2000. Caption reads: "Here on April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee, commanding general of the Army of Northern Virginia, surrendered his men to Ulysses S. Grant, general-in-chief of all U.S. forces. Lee's surrender, five days before President Lincoln's assassination, signaled the end of the Confederate States' attempt to create a separate nation. Background: Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Top: Grant and Lee discuss surrender terms inside the McLean House (picture courtesy Appomattox Court House National Park); the reconstructed McLean House today." Postcard number: VA 188.
Creator:Card, Ron
Card, Linda
Provider:Cards Unlimited, Inc.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Appomattox
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (Va.)
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
McLean House (Appomattox County, Va.)
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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