The Appomattox Campaign (March 29, 1865 – April 9, 1865) was a series of battles fought in Virginia that culminated in the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and the effective end of the American Civil War.
KeywordsAmerican Civil War, fight, city, siege, skirmish, warfare, appomattox campaign, battle series, besiege, petersburg virginia
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 10) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)