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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Map of the Appomattox Campaign

The Appomattox Campaign Map - Lee's Retreat Route, from Petersburg and Richmond to Appomattox Court House, Virginia.

The Appomattox Campaign Map - Lee's Retreat Route, from Petersburg and Richmond to Appomattox Court House, Virginia.

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Did You Know?

Revelutionary War hero Light Horse Harry Lee (left) Civil War General Robert Edward Lee (right)

Robert E. Lee's father, "Light Horse Harry" Lee, present at the surrender at Yorktown in 1781, wrote that General Cornwallis had shirked his responsibility by sending junior officers to meet with General Washington. Lee chose to meet personally with Grant at Appomattox.