Painting by Tom Lovell of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Surrender to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, VA

Painting by Tom Lovell of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Surrender to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, VA

Albert Woolson, union drummer boy died  in 1956 at 108 yrs. He was the last Civil War veteran.

Albert Woolson, union drummer boy died in 1956 at 108 yrs. He was the last Civil War veteran.

civil war sailors | Civil War Sailors - orginal shot

civil war sailors | Civil War Sailors - orginal shot

Robert E. Lee signing the surrender documents. Photography taken by Frank Kovalchek of a painting by Tom Lovell (Appomattox Court House National Monument - Flickr)

Robert E. Lee signing the surrender documents. Photography taken by Frank Kovalchek of a painting by Tom Lovell (Appomattox Court House National Monument - Flickr)

Joshua  “Bayonet - July 2, 1863,” a painting by American historical artist Don Troiani, depicts the 20th Maine Regiment at Little Round Top in Gettysburg, Pa. With his men running out of ammunition, Col. Joshua Chamberlain leads a bayonet charge during the three-day battle, generally considered the turning point in the American Civil War. This week marks the battle’s 150th anniversary.

Joshua “Bayonet - July 2, 1863,” a painting by American historical artist Don Troiani, depicts the 20th Maine Regiment at Little Round Top in Gettysburg, Pa. With his men running out of ammunition, Col. Joshua Chamberlain leads a bayonet charge during the three-day battle, generally considered the turning point in the American Civil War. This week marks the battle’s 150th anniversary.

April 9th 1865: Robert E Lee surrenders to General Ulysses S Grant ending the Civil War.

April 9th 1865: Robert E Lee surrenders to General Ulysses S Grant ending the Civil War.

Edmund Ruffin fired the first shot at Fort Sumter, officially kicking off the Civil War. With Lee's Surrender at Appomattox, Ruffin committed Suicide, Shooting himself in the head. Hence, he is often associated with shooting the first and last shots of the Civil War.  Picture ca. 1860-65

Edmund Ruffin fired the first shot at Fort Sumter, officially kicking off the Civil War. With Lee's Surrender at Appomattox, Ruffin committed Suicide, Shooting himself in the head. Hence, he is often associated with shooting the first and last shots of the Civil War. Picture ca. 1860-65

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