Battle of Appomattox Court House Timeline (April 9th, 1865)


The Battle of Appomattox Court House was significant in being one of the last major engagements of the Civil War - and saw the surrender of of Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia.

There are a total of (1) Battle of Appomattox Court House Timeline (April 9th, 1865) events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.

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UNION VICTORY
COMMAND(S):
Ulysses S. Grant; Thomas M. Harris; George G. Meade; Philip Sheridan; Edward O.C. Ord
ARMY FORCE(S):
Army of the Potomac; Army of the Shenandoah; Army of the James
STRENGTH:
63,285 men
CASUALTIES*:
164 men (0.3%)


* Includes killed, wounded, and missing.
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COMMAND(S):
Robert E. Lee; Henry L. Benning; John Gordon
ARMY FORCE(S):
Army of Northern Virginia
STRENGTH:
26,000 men
CASUALTIES*:
500 men (1.9%)


* Includes killed, wounded, and missing.
FORCE STRENGTH
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Grey Confederate soldier cap
CASUALTIES COMPARISON
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April 9, 1865

The Battle of Appomattox Court House takes place marking one of the final engagements of the American Civil War. The battle is a decisive Union victory and sees General Lee surrender his Army of Northern Virginia to General Grant. The Union army is made up of 150,000 soldiers against the Confederate's 28,000.

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