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Surrender of General Lee to General Grant

Creator:
Mayer Post Card Co.
Location:
Virginia, Roanoke
Origin Date:
1960-1970
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0472
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This color postcard is a reproduction of the painting by Louis Mathieu Didier Guillaume depicting the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865, at the McLean House located at Appomattox, Virginia, The painting is on display in the museum at the Appomattox court House National Historical Park in Virginia. The postcard reverse is divided. Brief narrative text is printed on the left side. The number S-60199-1 is printed along the bottom edge near the middle. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.