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Surrender at Appomattox

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In a meating in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, General Robert E Lee, leader of the Confederate forces, surrendered to general Ulysses S. Grant, who lead the Union troops. That surrender happen on April 9, 1865 Grant created the terms of the surrender, which allow the Confederate soldiers to keep their horses and return to there homes. It is beleived that 500,000 men lost their live's during the Civil War.

Answer Key

In a meeting in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, leader of the Confederate forces, surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant, who led the Union troops. That surrender happened on April 9, 1865. Grant created the terms of the surrender, which allowed the Confederate soldiers to keep their horses and return to their homes. It is believed that 500,000 men lost their lives during the Civil War.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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04/2005