Surrender at Appomattox 150th Anniversary

American History TV was LIVE from Appomattox Court House National Historical Park for a ceremony marking the exact time on April 9, 1865, that Generals… read more

Surrender at Appomattox 150th Anniversary American History TV was LIVE from Appomattox Court House National Historical Park for a ceremony marking the exact time on April 9, 1865, that Generals Grant and Lee met at the McLean House to discuss terms of surrender. The event included a keynote address by historian Ed Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, as well as re-enactments of General Grant’s arrival at the McLean House and General Lee’s departure following his surrender. Other speakers included descendents of key aides who took part in the historic meeting. close

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  • John Hennessy Chief Historian Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park
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  • Frank O'Reilly Historian Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park
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  • Patrick Schroeder Historian Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
  • Robin Snyder Acting Superintendent Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
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Surrender at Appomattox 150th Anniversary

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Program ID:
325201-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Appomattox Court House, Appomattox, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 09, 2015 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 2015 | 6:54am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Apr 09, 2015 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2015 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 09, 2015 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2015 | 11:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2015 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 10, 2015 | 2:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2015 | 6:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 8:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2015 | 11:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2015 | 8:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2015 | 1:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 23, 2015 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 24, 2015 | 1:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 24, 2015 | 6:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
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