Image ID
ICHi-073820
Headline
Civil War Surrender Table
Date Created
circa 1860
Artwork/Object Depicted
tables
Copyright Notice
© 2015 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-073820
Inventory Number
1920.750
Storage Location
DIA
Max Pixels - Height
6192
Max Pixels - Width
7279
KEYWORDS
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Civil War
Lee, Robert E.
McClean House
Appomattox Court House
Appomattox (Va.)
civil wars
tables
Secret Lives of Objects
1920.750
SLOO
i073820
i73820
ICHi-73820
civil war surrender table

From the Wilmer McLean house at Appomattox Court House in Appomattox, Virginia. It was on this table that General Robert E. Lee signed the terms of surrender that ended the Civil War.

From the Wilmer McLean house at Appomattox Court House in Appomattox, Virginia. It was on this table that General Robert E. Lee signed the terms of surrender that ended the Civil War.

01-08-2015