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Appomattox Court House in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grant and Lee Meeting

 
 
Grant and Lee Meeting Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
1. Grant and Lee Meeting Marker
Inscription. On this spot Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. and General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. met on the morning of April 10th, 1865.
 
Erected by Appomattox Court House National Historic Park, National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 22.731′ N, 78° 47.545′ W. Marker is in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Richmond-Lynchburg Stage Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, on the extreme eastern end the Richmond-Lynchburg Stage Road. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Salute of Arms” (here, next to this marker); Lee and Grant Meet (a few steps from this marker); Last Artillery Shots (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Final Combat (about 500 feet away); The Surrender Ceremony (about 600 feet away); County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clover Hill Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Appomattox River (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Appomattox Court House.
 
Also see . . .
1. Appomattox Court House National Historic Park
Marker in Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
2. Marker in Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Lee and Grant had their second meeting at this location to finalize arrangements for the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. Several markers are found at this site.
. National Park Service website. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Appomattox Court House. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Richmond-Lynchburg Stage Road Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
3. Richmond-Lynchburg Stage Road
The meeting between Grant and Lee occurred along this road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 950 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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