By Rebecca Price Janney, Apr 1 2019 12:35PM
The grinding Civil War came to a close on April 9, 1865 with the surrender of Robert E. Lee to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia. The two men, mortal enemies during the conflict, met as brothers in a red brick house designated for the ceremony. What transpired during that meeting is one of the most touching accounts to come out of that era.
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