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Lee and Grant at Appomattox

MacKinlay Kantor

Lee and Grant at Appomattox

by MacKinlay Kantor

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Published by Random House in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7463036M
ISBN 100394803086
ISBN 109780394803081
OCLC/WorldCa630926870

Lee and Grant at Appomattox by MacKinlay Kantor. Paperback $ the historic meeting between General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses S. Grant that led to the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia—and ultimately to the end of the Civil War. MacKinlay Kantor's book for young readers captures all the emotions and drama of.   Buy a cheap copy of Lee and Grant At Appomattox book by MacKinlay Kantor. From a Pulitzer Prize winner comes the story of an unforgettable moment in American history: the historic meeting between General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.

"Meeting of Generals Grant and Lee at M'Lean's House, Appomattox Courthouse," by H.M. Eaton, depicts Lee with his sword and Grant with none. (Royal Publishing Co., ) Further, the North Carolina paper quoted Grant as answering, “‘There was no demand made for Gen. Lee’s sword and no tender of it offered.’”.   The Appomattox Court House National Historical Park in Appomattox, Va., Wednesday, April 1, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his approximat troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant in the front parlor of Wilmer McLean’s home in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, effectively ending the American Civil War.

  Lee's surrender at Appomattox, that Palm Sunday, came at the end of a week's retreat from Petersburg and Richmond. On April 2nd,after a month siege of Petersburg, Grant's forces had at last penetrated Lee's thinning lines. The Confederate president, Jefferson Davis, and the rest of the government had to abandon Richmond. APPOMATTOX, Va. - The surrender of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant years ago on April 9 was a milestone event in the end of the Civil War.


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Lee and Grant at Appomattox book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From a Pulitzer Prize winner comes the story of an unfor /5. We now live a world where visual communication is overtaking the written word so it seems strang that illustations are rarely put into new teen books and reprints are having the pictures removed.

So, try to find a used edition of the original Lee and Grant at Appomattox. It will cost less, plus you will get the added bonus of McKay's illustrations/5(4). Lee and Grant at Appomattox is one of many volumes from the Landmark Book series. This volume is a narrative of the written correspondence and spoken conversation between Ulysses S.

Grant and Robert E. Lee in the final days of the Civil War/5. General Lee leaves the McLean House after the Surrender Meeting with Gen.

Grant. Keith Rocco. The next day, April 10 th, a second meeting of six officers, three Confederate and three Union, would convene in the McLean purpose of this "commissioners' meeting" was to hammer out the details of the formal surrender ceremony and to define who.

The Gentleman’s Agreement That Ended the Civil War When Generals Grant and Lee sat down at Appomattox Court House, they brought an end to the struggle that had consumed the nation for five long Author: Harry Rubenstein.

When Grant Met Lee: The Day the U.S. Civil War Finally Came to An End. William Welsh walks us through the steps of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant at the Battle of Appomattox Court House's. Grant stayed with General George Meade in northern Virginia, telling him, "Wherever Lee goes, there you will go also." In Maythe assault began.

Grant's troops entered the Wilderness on May 5–and some of the worst fighting America has ever seen. Continuing Lee Surrenders at Appomatox, our selection from Memoirs of Grant by Ulysses S. Grant published in The selection is presented in three easy 5 minute installments. For works benefiting from the latest research see the “More information” section at the bottom of these pages.

Previously in Lee Surrenders at Appomatox. Lee and Grant at Appomattox is one of many volumes from the Landmark Book series. This volume is a narrative of the written correspondence and spoken conversation between Ulysses S.

Grant and Robert E. Lee in the final days of the Civil War. Recognizing that further fighting was pointless, Lee officially surrendered to Grant on Palm Sunday Cited by: 1. Lee and Grant at Appomattox is one of many volumes from the Landmark Book series. This volume is a narrative of the written correspondence and spoken conversation between Ulysses S.

Grant and Robert E. Lee in the final days of the Civil War. Recognizing that further fighting was pointless, Lee officially surrendered to Grant on Palm Sunday /5(8). April 9, Palm Sunday.

General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia. Grant and Lee: A study in Contrasts Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E.

Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9,to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter in American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began.

Grant and Lee at Appomattox Posted 1/21/ By Mark Grimsley Library of Congress The McLean House in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, where Robert E. Lee met with Ulysses S. Grant on April 9,to discuss terms of surrender. The Battle of Appomattox Court House, fought in Appomattox County, Virginia, on the morning of April 9,was one of the last battles of the American Civil War (–).

It was the final engagement of Confederate General in Chief, Robert E. Lee, and his Army of Northern Virginia before it surrendered to the Union Army of the Potomac under the Commanding General of.

Lee and Grant at Appomattox is one of many volumes from the Landmark Book series. This volume is a narrative of the written correspondence and spoken conversation between Ulysses S.

Grant and Robert E. Lee in the final days of the Civil War. Recognizing that further fighting was pointless, Lee officially surrendered to Grant on Palm Sunday /5(7).

Lee and Grant at Appomattox-Landmark Books by Kanton, Mackinlay A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive. Parker had met Grant while working as a U.S. government engineer in Galena, IL in At Appomattox Courthouse on April 9,after General Grant drafted the surrender terms for the Army of Northern Virginia, Ely Parker made the emendations Grant agreed to at Lee’s request and then wrote out the clean copy of the agreement.

now reading: When Lee and Grant Met at Appomattox. When Lee and Grant Met at Appomattox. By Carl M. Cannon RCP Staff Ap X. Story Stream. recent articles. Lee and Grant at Appomattox (Book): Kantor, MacKinlay: From a Pulitzer Prize winner comes the story of an unforgettable moment in American history: the historic meeting between General Robert E.

Lee and General Ulysses S. Grant that ended the Civil War. MacKinlay Kantor captures all the emotions and the details of those few days: the aristocratic Lee's feeling of resignation; Grant. They were acquainted.

This is known with certainty because of the recollections recorded at Appomattox. Here is Grant himself from his memoirs: > “We soon fell into a conversation about old army times. He [Lee] remarked that he remembered me very. Lee and Grant at Appomattox by MacKinlay Kantor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Lee and Grant at Appomattox by Kantor, Mackinlay - AbeBooks.Lee and Grant at Appomattox is an historical fiction children’s novel by MacKinlay Kantor.

It was originally published in by Random House, and later published in paperback by Sterling Point Books. Contents[show] Plot summary The plot of Lee and Grant at Appomattox is centralized around the surrender of the Confederate States of America to Union soldiers.

In specific, it ISBN: (Sterling Point paperback edition).Get this from a library! Lee and Grant at Appomattox. [MacKinlay Kantor] -- MacKinlay Kantor's book for young readers captures all the emotions and drama of those few days in April Lee's mingled sorrow and relief, Grant's generosity toward his late opponent and the.