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Artist's depiction of General Lee at the surrender, Appomattox, Virginia, circa 1915-1925

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Alternate title:Gen. Lee at the surrender, Appomattox, Virginia
Summary:Artist's depiction of General Lee at the surrender, Appomattox, Virginia, circa 1915-1925. General Robert E. Lee on horseback and surrounded by infantry. Caption reads: "Gen. Lee at the surrender, April 9, 1865. At that point found himself in face of a body of infantry, about eighty thousand. Without further resistance, General Lee sends a flag to General Grant, requesting an interview for the arrangement for the terms of surrender." Postcard number: 61207.
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
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
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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