With the Sesquicentennial’s surrender season nearly upon us, this week presents a good opportunity for us to give upcoming events some context—for it was this week in 1862 that Ulysses S. 508 more words
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The South didn’t have to surrender in 1865, at the end of the U.S. Civil War. Its armies had lost, but Confederate soldiers could’ve taken to the hills and forests to fight a guerrilla war. 268 more words
Civil War Trust is playing the “Long Game,” as they have all through the Sesquicentennial, as they look to 2015. On Friday, October 31, the… 336 more words
I am taking a break from losing the battle to Typography to wish everyone a happy Appomattox Day!
Question: What is Appomattox Day?
Answer: The day on which Robert E Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to General Grant’s forces at Appomattox court house in Appomattox county in Virginia. 476 more words