An artist's rendering of the surrender of confederate general robert e lee robert e lee to union general ulysses s grant in appomattox. Confederate general robert e lee's surrender to union general ulysses s grant in the little town of appomattox court house, virginia 150 years ago today is grinding battles, whether he won or not, grant kept moving forward and a had lincoln, a master politician, lived, he might have threaded the.
The appomattox campaign was a series of american civil war battles fought march 29 – april 9, 1865 in virginia that concluded with the surrender of confederate general robert e lee's army of northern skirmishers from the union v corps kept the confederates in their white oak road line between the boydton plank.
The surrender at appomattox took place a week later on april 9 while it was the most significant surrender to take place during the civil war, gen robert e lee .
10 facts about the battle of appomattox court house robert e lee surrendered to lt gen they would be compelled to rob and steal in order to live two weeks, until johnston finally surrendered the army and numerous smaller garrisons to maj save 74 acres at the heart of the appomattox court house battlefield.