Appomattox


Federal soldiers at Appomattox Court House, VA (April 1864).
Full-page notice in the Albany Evening Journal informing of Confederate surrender (April 10, 1865).
Telegram from President Lincoln to Lieutenant General Grant, August 17, 1864
Telegram from President Lincoln to Lieutenant General Grant sending words of encouragement (August 17, 1864). Grant had protested a proposal that some of his troops be removed from Petersburg, VA since he felt it would weaken the siege. Lincoln agreed. 
Parole of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and six of his staff officers, April 9, 1865
Parole of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and six of his officers who pledged not to take up arms against the U.S. (April 9, 1865).