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McLean House at Appomattox

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

The home of Wilmer and Virginia McLean in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, was used on April 9, 1865 for the surrender meeting between General Robert E. Lee, Confederate States of America, and Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A.

The house was also used on April 10 for the Surrender Commissioners meeting.

This image is taken from the book, Original photographs taken on the battlefields during the Civil War by Mathew B. Brady & Alexander Gardner. (E.B. Eaton, Hartford, Ct., 1907)

Other Information


  • Title: McLean House at Appomattox
  • Creation Date: 1865-04-19
  • Subject Date: 1865-04-19
  • Town: Appomattox Court House
  • County: Appomattox
  • State: VA
  • Media: Black and white photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 19 x 25
  • Local Code: LL 973.797 Ea83
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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