• 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 the Potomac


Maj. Gen. George G. Meade

Photo by Matthew Brady

Major General George G. Meade

II Army Corps

V Army Corps

VI Army Corps

Provost Guard: Brigadier General George N. Macy

1st Indiana Cavalry

1st Massachusetts Cavalry, Companies C and D

3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry

11th United States Infantry, 1st Battalion

14th United States Infantry, 2nd Battalion

Headquarters Guard

3rd United States Infantry

Quartermaster's Guard

Independent Company, Oneida (New York) Cavalry

Engineer Brigade:Brigadier General Henry W. Benham

15th New York Engineers (9 companies)

50th New York Engineers

Independent Brigade:Brigadier General Charles H. T. Collis

1st Massachusetts Cavalry (8 companies)

61st Massachusetts Infantry

80th New York Infantry (20th Militia)

68th Pennsylvania Infantry

114th Pennsylvania Infantry

Battalion of United States Engineers: Major Franklin Harwood

Artillery:Brigadier General Henry J. Hunt

Siege Train:Brigadier General Henry W. Abbot

1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery

ConnecticutLight Artillery, 3rd Battery

Artillery Reserve:Brigadier General William Hays (in command from April 6)

Maine Light Artillery, Companies B, C, D and F

New York Light Artillery, 12th Battery

1st Ohio Light Artillery, Company H

1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Company F

1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Company E

Vermont Light Artillery, 3rd Battery

Did You Know?

Lt. Colonel Charles Marshall (left), Chief Justice John Marshall (right)

Colonel Charles Marshall, Lee's aide-de-camp, was the great-nephew of Chief Justice John Marshall. Charles Marshall chose the site of the surrender meeting and was the only Confederate present in the McLean House besides General Lee.