McLean House at Appomattox, 1865

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)

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About This Item

  • Title: McLean House at Appomattox, 1865
  • Creation Date: 1865-04-19
  • Subject Date: 1865-04-19
  • Location: Appomattox, Appomattox County, VA
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: 973.797 Ea83
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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