General Robert E. Lee after Appomattox

by Franklin L. Riley

Publisher: The Macmillan Co. in New York

Written in English
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  • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870,
  • Washington and Lee University

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Statementedited by Franklin L. Riley ...
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LC ClassificationsE467.1.L4 R57
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv p., 2 l., 250 p.
Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL6640701M
LC Control Number22001050
OCLC/WorldCa1313825

  April 9, Palm Sunday. General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia.   This year marks the th anniversary of the Confederate surrender at Appomattox. At p.m. on April 9, (also Palm Sunday), Union General Ulysses S. Grant accepted Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia in the parlor of Wilmer McLean’s home in Appomattox Court House, Virginia.   Born in , Lee was a product of the Virginia gentry — his father a Revolutionary War hero and governor of the state, his wife the daughter of George Washington’s adopted son. This week marks the th anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. After the fall of Petersburg, Virginia, on April 2, , and Richmond on April 3, Lee’s Army of Northern Author: Rebecca Onion.

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Robert Edward Lee (Janu – Octo ) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from until its surrender in A son of Revolutionary War officer Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, Lee was a top graduate of the United States Military Buried: Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University.

On April 8,after four years of civil war, General Robert E. Lee wrote to General Ulysses S. Grant asking for peace. Peace was beyond his authority to negotiate, Grant replied, but surrender terms he would discuss.

As Gregory Downs reveals in this gripping history of post–Civil War America, Grant’s distinction proved prophetic, for Cited by: General Robert E. Lee: After Appomattox Paperback – Febru by Franklin L. Riley (Author)Cited by: 2. On April 8,after four years of civil war, General Robert E.

Lee wrote to General Ulysses S. Grant asking for peace. Peace was beyond his authority to negotiate, Grant replied, but. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Riley, Franklin L. (Franklin Lafayette), General Robert E.

Lee after Appomattox. Freeport, N.Y., Books for. Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward),Washington and Lee University Publisher New York, The Macmillan Co.

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Free shipping for many products. Published inthis book is a collection of documents compiled by Captain Robert Edward Lee, the son of General Robert E. Lee. The book covers Lee’s service in the U.S.

Army prior to the Civil War, his service in the Confederate States Army, his letters to his family, his life after the war as a private citizen and his opinions on the war.

General Robert E. Lee after Appomattox. New York, The Macmillan Co., (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Franklin L Riley.

Caroline Janney is editor of the book, Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in talked about how the Union Army developed a. What Robert E.

Lee Didn't Do After Appomattox. Early quoted in Robert Edward Lee, Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (New General Robert E. Lee after Appomattox book Doubleday, Page & Company, ), 3. Thomas Nelson Page, Robert E. Lee: The Southerner. In Appomattox Court House, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E.

Lee surrenders troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the. Robert Edward Lee (Janu – Octo ) was a colonel in the United States became the General-in-chief of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

He led the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil started out as an engineer but then moved up the ranks. Before the Civil War, Lee was an officer in the Mexican Occupation: General, Confederate States of America.

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When Confederate General Robert E. Lee learned on the morning of April 9,that Union infantry was both in front and behind of his meager army of 12, effectives as it. When Confederate General Robert E. Lee learned on the morning of April 9,that Union infantry was both in front and behind of his meager army of 12, effectives as it approached Appomattox Court House in central Virginia, he resigned himself to the sad task before him.

He must ride to Union lines and request an interview with Lt. Gen Author: Warfare History Network. April 9:General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to GeneralUlysses S.

Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia on this day in ,signaling the end of the American Civil eyewitness records of theevent include the diary of William G. Hinson, a lieutenant in the 7 th South Carolina Cavalry. The following excerpts follow Hinson’s path fromJanuary.

The Battle of Appomattox Court House, fought in Appomattox County, Virginia, on the morning of April 9,was one of the last battles of the American Civil War (–). It was the final engagement of Confederate General in Chief, Robert E. Lee, and his Army of Northern Virginia before it surrendered to the Union Army of the Potomac under the Commanding General of the United States Location: Appomattox Court House, (Appomattox.

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Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil previously fought with distinction in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican–American the Civil War, he served as a Union general Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. – Major on General Robert E. Lee’s Staff – Lt. Colonel on General Robert E.

Lee’s Staff Wounded by Shell Fragment on May 18th Accompanied General Lee at the Surrender at Appomattox Drafted General Lee’s response to terms of Surrender Drafted General Lee’s farewell Address Occupation.

"The Surrender" painting by Keith Rocco shows Generals Lee and Grant shaking hands near the end of the meeting. On the morning of April 9, while General Robert E. Lee realized that the retreat of his beleaguered army had finally been halted, U.

Grant was riding toward Appomattox Court House where Union Cavalry, followed by infantry from the. Robert E. Lee’s Surrender summary: General Robert E. Lee’s surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to Lieutenant General Ulysses S.

Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9,is often called the end of the American Civil War. Actually, several other Confederate armies remained in the field, including the remnants of the Confederacy’s second-largest, the Army of Tennessee under.

Contrary to common assumption, the American Civil War did not come to a screeching halt after General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, The Army and Navy of the Confederate States of America did not surrender all at one time, but rather in a piecemeal fashion over a widely dispersed geographic distribution.

General Robert E. Lee was one of the greatest generals to have ever gh having fought for the slave-trading South during the American Civil War he was, and still is, regarded as a superb tactician and leader of men by both North and South.

On April 8,after four years of civil war, General Robert E. Lee wrote to General Ulysses S. Grant asking for peace. Peace was beyond his authority to negotiate, Grant replied, but surrender terms he would discuss.

As Gregory P. Downs, Professor of History at the University of California. Five months after the surrender at Appomattox, Confederate commander Gen. Robert E. Lee - the man who had said, "Then there is nothing left me but to go and see General Grant, and I. - Explore reneemgw's board "General Robert E.

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