Image ID
ICHi-073817
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-073817
Inventory Number
1920.750
Storage Location
DIA
Acquisition Source
Charles F. Gunther Collection
Max Pixels - Height
4954
Max Pixels - Width
6562
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
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ICHi-73817
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.

1/8/2015