|Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War|
Event Type: Adults|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
The Last Surrender: The Confederate Surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina.Library: Main Library
Most people think of Robert E. Lee’s April 9, 1865 surrender at Appomattox Court House as the end of the Civil War. But did you know that the war actually lasted another two weeks? The final large scale Confederate surrender took place on April 26 at Bennett Place, North Carolina. Come to this program to learn more about the real end of the Civil War!
Location: James R. Garfield Room (Main - Lower Level)