• 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.

Appomattox Podcast Tour

The McLean House was the site of the surrender meeting between Generals Lee and Grant.

The McLean House was the site of the surrender meeting between Generals Lee and Grant.

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The Appomattox Podcast is a five-mile walking tour narrated by Appomattox Court House NHP historian, Patrick Schroeder. Note: the website you will linking to may take several minutes to load.

If you are new to Podcasting, there is instructional information on the Civil War Traveler website under "Multimedia."

Did You Know?

Field's uniform coat (left) James Field (right) ca. 1880, when he was President of the Virginia Baptist Convention *image courtesy VBHS

Major James Field, of A.P. Hill's staff, surrendered at Appomattox. Field served in the Mexican War, helped to write the 1st Constitution for the State of California and ran for Vice President of the United States in 1892. (Field's Confederate frock coat is at Appomattox Court House NHP)