• The village of Appomattox Court House from the west, the McLean House is on the right.

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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  • The McLean House front porch is closed, but the house remains open.

    The front porch of the McLean House is being renovated requiring entry into the house through the back door.

Army of Northern Virginia


        General Robert E. Lee

General Robert E. Lee


First and Third Army Corps (Combined)

Second Army Corps

Additional Units

(Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of soldiers paroled at Appomattox)

Provost Guard: Major D. B. Bridgeford

1st Battalion Virginia Infantry (139)

44th Battalion Virginia Cavalry, Company B


39th Battalion Virginia Cavalry (92)

Engineers: Colonel T. M. R. Talcott

1st Confederate Engineers (191)

2nd Confederate Engineers (94)

Artillery: Brigadier General William N. Pendleton (artillery is divided up between the four infantry and one cavalry corps)

Did You Know?

Lee and Grant (from Keith Rocco's painting,

Lee and Grant met again only once after leaving Appomattox, when Grant was in the White House. President Grant invited him to visit and Lee did so in 1869.