4 edition of We were there when Grant met Lee at Appomattox. found in the catalog.
We were there when Grant met Lee at Appomattox.
Earl Schenck Miers
|Statement||Historical consultant: Bruce Catton. Illustrated by Leonard Vosburgh.|
|Series||We were there books,, 23|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.M59 Wb|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
|LC Control Number||60052136|
Lee Surrendering to Grant at Appomattox / By Alonzo Chappel / Oil on paperboard, c. / Smithsonian American Art Museum, gift of Nancy L. Ross in memory of Patricia Firestone Chatham It’s one of the most momentous events in American history: Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, , which effectively ended the Civil. Lee sent General Grant a letter and asked to discuss the terms of surrender. On Sunday, August 9, the two men met at a home in the village of Appomattox Court House. Lee rose as Grant .
You Are There Lee And Grant At Appomattox -Robert E. Lee's troops had retreated to Appomattox Court House after Grant's troops broke through the Confederate lines at Richmond -General Lee formally surrendered his army on April 9, -Grant offered generous surrender terms based on Lincoln's example, Lee's men only had to give up their weapons and leave in peace.
Yuma knows that Grant will humiliate Lee during the surrender. From the attic, Yuma has a bead on Grant, and he takes dead aim. Fenady, who wrote the lyrics to the song "The Rebel" made famous by Johnny Cash, has used Lee's and Grant's actual words in the play's reenactment."--Publisher's website. Category: Appomattox Campaign, Grant Vs Lee. Lee and I then separated as cordially as we had met, he returning to his own lines, and all went into bivouac for the night at Appomattox. Soon after Lee′s departure I telegraphed to Washington as follows: HEADQUARTERS APPOMATTOX C. H., VA., April 9th, , P.M. HON. E. M. STANTON, Secretary of War, Washington.
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We were there when Grant met Lee at Appomattox by Earl Schenck Miers; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile fiction, History; Places: United States; Times: Civil War, The We Were There books are a series of historical novels written for series consists of 36 titles, first released between and by Grosset & book in the series is a fictional retelling of an historical event, featuring one or more children as primary characters.
The Appomattox Court House, located in Virginia, is where Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S.
Grant in Aprilbringing an end to the Civil War. When I went into the house I found General Lee. We greeted each other, and after shaking hands took our seats. 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. The We Were There books are a series of historical novels written for children. The series consists of 36 titles, first released between and by Grosset & Dunlap. Each book in the series is a fictional retelling of an historical event, featuring one or more children as primary characters.
We Were There books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of our history.
Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. Grant and Lee were respected leaders and during the peace Moving away miles away to avoid the battles, the family ended up at Appomattox where Grant and Lee signed a /5(6).
I guess for me it had become a "bucket list" item: to see first hand the route on which Robert E. Lee lead his Army of Northern Virginia in those final desperate days that ended with Lee's surrender to Union Gen. Ulysses Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, Click to read more about We Were There when Grant Met Lee at Appomattox by Earl Schenck Miers.
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Some have accused the book of displaying a bias towards General Lee and presenting an inaccurate portrayal of General Grant. References to history [ edit ] The Appomattox Court House was the site of the actual surrender of General Lee to General Grant in There were a couple of other Southern armies, but they soon gave up.
When Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia, the war was essentially over. It was that army that had held the Union at bay for four long years, with devastating losses of life on both sides. At Appomattox, General Lee showed his greatness of spirit and of character.
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. From then on, the hamlet was known as Appomattox Court House.
The surrender took place in a house owned by Wilmer McLean. 3) Wilmer McLean, who owned the house where Grant accepted Lee’s surrender, had moved to Appomattox Court House in to avoid the war.
Before the war, McLean owned a farm near Manassas, Virginia. He did this by bringing the retreating armies of General Lee to bay in the area surrounding the small village of Appomattox Court House. A resigned Lee agreed to meet with Grant on April 9th at the home of local resident Wilmer McLean where treaty terms were reached.
Grant proved to be as generous in victory as he had been relentless in battle. Details about Old SEQUEL OF APPOMATTOX Book CIVIL WAR RECONSTRUCTION KKK SOUTH RACIAL PROBLEMS We Were There When Grant Met Lee At Appomattox — Earl Schenck Miers $ shipping: + $ shipping. Vol. I & II The Wars of America BCE Quebec-Appomattox San Juan Hill-Tonkin End date:.
My favorite series of books at the library were the 'We Were There' series. I remember the one above the most, 'We Were There When Grant Met Lee At Appomattox'.As you can draw from this particular title, the books were about certain events in our nation's history, as seen through the eyes of fictional children.Battle of Appomattox Court House (April 9, ), one of the final battles of the American Civil War.
After a weeklong flight westward from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee engaged the forces of Union General Ulysses S. Grant .The two men met at Appomattox Court House, Grant’s headquarters.
Lee was dressed in full battle dress with clean uniform, shiny boots and an engraved sword. Grant wore a dirty private’s jacket. Lee came alone and was sad but dignified.
Grant was surrounded by his top officers and some guards. Grant and his officers were also somber, most likely.