Why American Civil War and Appomattox campaign are similar
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- It includes a portion of the landmarked Sayler's Creek Battlefield, an area of 1022 acre that was the site of the April 6th, 1865 Battle of Sayler's Creek, one of the last major engagements in the Eastern Theater of the war during Confederate General-in-Chief Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), during his week-long retreat to the southwest in the final Appomattox campaign from the fallen Confederate capital at Richmond and nearby Petersburg, before his subsequent surrender three days later at Appomattox Court House to pursuing Union Army General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War (1861-1865).
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