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Artist's depiction of General Lee's surrender at the McLean House, Appomattox, Virginia, circa 1915-1930

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Alternate title:Gen. Lee's surrender at the McLean House, Appomattox, Virginia
Summary:Artist's depiction of General Lee's surrender at the McLean House, Appomattox, Virginia, circa 1915-1930. Front of card lists those in the parlor during the surrender: "1.Col. Charles Marshall. 2.Gen. R. E. Lee. 3.Maj.-Gen. Seth Williams. 4.Maj.-Gen. E. O. C. Ord. 5.Brig.-Gen. J. A. Rawlins. 6.Col. Ely S. Parker. 7.Maj.-Gen. R. Ingalls. 8.Col. H. Porter. 9.Col. Fred. T. Dent. 10.Gen. U. S. Grant. 11.Col. Orville E. Babcock. 12.Col. Adam Badeau. 13.Gen. Geo. A. Custer. 14.Maj.-Gen. J. G. Barnard. 15.Mar.-Gen. P. H. Sheridan. 16.Col. T. S. Bowers." Caption reads: "Gen. Lee at McLean Parlor. April 9th, 1865. The two armies then remained facing each other during the interview between the two commanders, which took place in the McLean parlor at Appomattox, Va." Postcard number: 61209.
Provider:J.P. Bell Co.
Commercial Colortype Company
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
Place of origin – Settlement:Lynchburg
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
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
Military officers
Marshall, Charles, 1830-1902
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Williams, Seth, 1822-1866
Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 1818-1883
Rawlins, John A. (John Aaron), 1831-1869
Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895
Ingalls, Rufus, 1818-1893
Porter, Horace, 1837-1921
Dent, Frederick T. (Frederick Tracy), 1820-1892
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884
Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876
Barnard, J. G. (John Gross), 1815-1882
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888
Bowers, Theodore Shelton, 1832-1866
McLean House (Appomattox County, Va.)
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (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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