General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Lieutenant General U.S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865. The terms Grant extended served as a template for negotiations with the various Confederate forces continuing to offer resistance. After four years of fighting, the American Civil War – unlike similar conflicts in other nations – ended with the victor focusing on reunification instead of annihilation. Civil War historian Michael K. Shaffer will discuss the various surrender ceremonies at war’s end.

Date:
Saturday, August 8, 2015, 2:00 p.m.

Admission:
Free admission

Address:
Kennesaw Depot
Cherokee Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Parking:
Free parking

For more information, please call 2764924910

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