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Grant and Lee at Appomattox

a primary source history of the end of the Civil War

by Gillian Houghton

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870.,
    • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • About the Edition

      Examines the events and key figures behind the last campaigns of the Civil War and Robert E. Lee"s surrender to the Union forces of Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index.

      StatementGillian Houghton.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Sources
      SeriesPrimary sources in American history, Primary sources in American history (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE470 .H78 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3578273M
      ISBN 100823940047
      LC Control Number2002156099


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Lee and Grant at Appomattox book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From a Pulitzer Prize winner comes the story of an unfor /5. Grant stayed with General George Meade in northern Virginia, telling him, "Wherever Lee goes, there you will go also." In Maythe assault began.

Grant's troops entered the Wilderness on May 5–and some of the worst fighting America has ever seen. The Gentleman’s Agreement That Ended the Civil War When Generals Grant and Lee sat down at Appomattox Court House, they brought an end to Author: Harry Rubenstein.

When Grant Met Lee: The Day the U.S. Civil War Finally Came to An End. William Welsh walks us through the steps of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant at the Battle of Appomattox. Continuing Lee Surrenders at Appomatox, our selection from Memoirs of Grant by Ulysses S. Grant and Lee at Appomattox book published in The selection is presented in Grant and Lee at Appomattox book easy 5 minute installments.

For works benefiting from the latest research see the “More information” section at the bottom of these pages. Previously in Lee Surrenders at Appomatox. General Lee leaves the McLean House after the Surrender Meeting with Gen.

Grant. Keith Rocco. The next day, April 10 th, a second meeting of six officers, three Confederate and three Union, would convene in the McLean purpose of this "commissioners' meeting" was to hammer out the details of the formal surrender ceremony and to define who was subject to the.

Grant and Lee: A study in Contrasts Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9,to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter in American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began.

now reading: When Lee and Grant Met at Appomattox. When Lee and Grant Met at Appomattox. By Carl M. Cannon RCP Staff Ap X. Story Stream.

recent articles. Lee and Grant at Appomattox is one of many volumes from the Landmark Book series. This volume is a narrative of the written correspondence and spoken conversation between Ulysses S.

Grant and Robert E. Lee in the final days of the Civil War. Recognizing that further fighting was pointless, Lee officially surrendered to Grant on Palm Sunday Cited by: 1.

We now live a world where visual communication is overtaking the written word so it seems strang that illustations are rarely put into new teen books and reprints are having the pictures removed. So, try to find a used edition of the original Lee and Grant at Appomattox.

It will cost less, plus you will get the added bonus of McKay's illustrations/5(4). The Battle of Appomattox Court House, fought in Appomattox County, Virginia, on the morning of April 9,was one of the last battles of the American Civil War (–).

It was the final engagement of Confederate General in Chief, Robert E. Lee, and his Army of Northern Virginia before it surrendered to the Union Army of the Potomac under the Commanding General of the United States.

April 9, Palm Sunday. General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia. Grant and Lee at Appomattox Posted 1/21/ By Mark Grimsley Library of Congress The McLean House in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, where Robert E.

Lee met with Ulysses S. Grant on April 9,to discuss terms of surrender. Parker had met Grant while working as a U.S. government engineer in Galena, IL in At Appomattox Courthouse on April 9,after General Grant drafted the surrender terms for the Army of Northern Virginia, Ely Parker made the emendations Grant agreed to at Lee’s request and then wrote out the clean copy of the agreement.

Lee and Grant at Appomattox is an historical fiction children’s novel by MacKinlay Kantor. It was originally published in by Random House, and later published in paperback by Sterling Point Books.

Contents[show] Plot summary The plot of Lee and Grant at Appomattox is centralized around the surrender of the Confederate States of America to Union soldiers. In specific, it portrays the ISBN: (Sterling Point paperback edition). From then on, the hamlet was known as Appomattox Court House.

The surrender took place in a house owned by Wilmer McLean. 3) Wilmer McLean, who owned the house where Grant accepted Lee’s surrender, had moved to Appomattox Court House in to avoid the war. Before the war, McLean owned a farm near Manassas, Virginia.

Lee and Grant at Appomattox-Landmark Books by Kanton, Mackinlay A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive. After Grant's 13 months long valiant battle with Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, Lee surrendered at Appomattox Court House on April 9, and the historic moment is documented for generations to see.

The two were deeply connected through their Mexican–American War bond, where they met and worked with each other. "Meeting of Generals Grant and Lee at M'Lean's House, Appomattox Courthouse," by H.M. Eaton, depicts Lee with his sword and Grant with none.

(Royal Publishing Co., ) Further, the North Carolina paper quoted Grant as answering, “‘There was no demand made for Gen. Lee’s sword and no tender of it.

Download Lee And Grant At Appomattox ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to Lee And Grant At Appomattox book pdf for free now. Lee And Grant At Appomattox. Author: MacKinlay Kantor ISBN:.

Lee and Grant at Appomattox (Book): Kantor, MacKinlay: From a Pulitzer Prize winner comes the story of an unforgettable moment in American history: the historic meeting between General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses S.

Grant that ended the Civil War. MacKinlay Kantor captures all the emotions and the details of those few days: the aristocratic Lee's feeling of resignation; Grant's.

APPOMATTOX, Va. - The surrender of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant years ago on April 9 was a milestone event in the end of the Civil War.

The Appomattox Court House National Historical Park in Appomattox, Va., Wednesday, April 1, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his approximat troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant in the front parlor of Wilmer McLean’s home in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, effectively ending the American Civil War.

They were acquainted. This is known with certainty because of the recollections recorded at Appomattox. Here is Grant himself from his memoirs: > “We soon fell into a conversation about old army times.

He [Lee] remarked that he remembered me very. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, that Palm Sunday, came at the end of a week's retreat from Petersburg and Richmond.

On April 2nd,after a month siege of Petersburg, Grant's forces had at last penetrated Lee's thinning lines. The Confederate president, Jefferson Davis, and the rest of the government had to abandon Richmond.

Get this from a library. Lee and Grant at Appomattox. [MacKinlay Kantor] -- MacKinlay Kantor's book for young readers captures all the emotions and drama of those few days in April Lee's mingled sorrow and relief, Grant's generosity toward his late opponent and the.

the most spectacular conflicts between Grant and Lee and details the end of hope for the Confederacy. Utilizing various collections of unpublished letters written by soldiers, personal diaries of spouses and relatives, memoirs of soldiers and their families, and official war records, Catton follows Grant's campaigns from early to the end.

Lee and Grant at Appomattox reads like a Greek tragedy. On the eve of the Civil War, Grant was a failure and a civilian, but Lee had a successful military career. Appomattox Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War (Book): Varon, Elizabeth R.: "Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House evokes a highly gratifying image in the popular mind-it was, many believe, a moment that transcended politics, a moment of healing, a moment of patriotism untainted by ideology.

But as Elizabeth Varon reveals in this vividly narrated history. Lee had made his choice, “ there is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant, and I would rather die a thousand deaths” (p. Lee surrendered his remaining troops, of approximat, to Grant.

Book Structure & Content. Haskew’s Appomattox comes in around pages. It is an easy and quick read as long as you can.

General Grant rode away from the Army of the Potomac on the morning of the 9th to join his troops near Appomattox Court-House, so General Lee's note was sent around to him. When advised of the change, General Lee rode back to his front to await there the answer to his note. Lee and Grant at Appomattox by MacKinlay Kantor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Lee and Grant at Appomattox by Kantor, Mackinlay - AbeBooks.

Buy a cheap copy of Lee and Grant At Appomattox book by MacKinlay Kantor. From a Pulitzer Prize winner comes the story of an unforgettable moment in American history: the historic meeting between General Robert E.

Lee and General Ulysses Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. In this final volume of the Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Catton, America's foremost Civil War historian, takes the reader through the battles of the Wilderness, the Bloody Angle, Cold Harbot, the Crater, and on through the horrible months to one moment at Appomattox.

Grant, Meade, Sheridan, and Lee vividly come to life in all their failings and /5(28). Surrender at Appomattox Court House, (Ely Parker is depicted seated at table in rear), W.H.

Stelle & Co., ; PR Wars. After Lee and Grant’s preliminary and unusually pleasant conversation, Grant reached out to write out the surrender terms for the Army of Northern Virginia. This would effectively end four years of America’s bloodiest.

NPS historian Ernie Price describes the surrender meeting between Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, Learn More About Appomattox Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant Artifacts at Appomattox. This enlightening book provides an in-depth, day-to-day study of the events and key figures behind the last campaigns of the Civil War, as it depicts Robert E.

Lee's surrender to the Union forces of Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House. This gripping historical narrative of the war's final, bloody days is told mainly through contemporary Author: Gillian Houghton. This listing is for a vintage paper advertisement. This is a ad for a Sinclair Oil.

The size of the ad is approximately x10inches. The caption for this ad is 'Appomattox Grant and Lee make peace with honor' The ad is in great condition. This vintage ad would Seller Rating: % positive. During the war Marshall served as aide-de-camp and military secretary to General Robert E.

Lee. Marshall located the Appomattox home of Wilmer McLean for Lee and Grant to meet in, and drafted Lee's Farewell Order to the army. Marshall's book, An Aide-De-Camp of Lee, Being the Papers of Colonel Charles Marshall, Sometime Aid-de-Camp, Military.

“This book is all about ideas and, in its compact narrative, does not bog down a great story with too much detail.”. The surrender of the famed Confederate Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox on April 9,started the final collapse of the Confederate States of America, a nation and a cause that never gave up, surrendered, or completely disappeared.

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Paperback $ the historic meeting between General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses S. Grant that led to the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia—and ultimately to the end of the Civil War.

MacKinlay Kantor's book for young readers captures all the emotions and drama of. Surrender at Appomattox, W ith his army surrounded, his men weak and exhausted, Robert E. Lee realized there was little choice but to consider the surrender of his Army to General Grant.

After a series of notes between the two leaders, they agreed to meet on April 9,at the house of Wilmer McLean in the village of Appomattox Courthouse.