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  • Final Civil War land battle was 150 years ago _ in Texas

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — It’s common knowledge that the four bloody, thunderous years of the American Civil War came to a solemn end when Southern Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S.…

  • W&L receives art depicting Lee’s surrender at Appomattox

    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington and Lee University has received a collection of 29 vintage prints and original graphics depicting Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. The university says the gifts are from…

  • Firm hired to help Appomattox with Civil War’s end game

    APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — The town of Appomattox has hired a contractor to help it with a big, historic April event: Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. More than 1,000 re-enactors…

  • Volunteers sought for Appomattox surrender sesquicentennial

    APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — Volunteers are being sought for events marking the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender in Appomattox. Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and the Appomattox 1865 Foundation have…