Federal forces win a minor victory in a struggle over foraging rights in northern Virginia.
Tag: George G. Meade
The Triumphant Grand Review
The “Grand Armies of the Republic” staged a triumphant review through Washington to celebrate the Federal victory and end of the war.
The Army of Northern Virginia Surrenders
April 10, 1865 – Confederate General-in-Chief Robert E. Lee issued a farewell to his Army of Northern Virginia as both sides prepared for a formal
Lee Surrenders to Grant
April 9, 1865 – Federal Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant received the surrender of Confederate General-in-Chief Robert E. Lee and the last of his Army
Lee Agrees to Discuss Surrender
April 9, 1865 – General Robert E. Lee was compelled to ask Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant for a meeting to discuss surrendering the Confederate
The Dinwiddie Court House Engagement
March 31, 1865 – Confederates repelled a Federal advance in the southwestern sector of the Petersburg siege lines, but the Federals would not be denied