Why did Lee finally decide to surrender during the Civil War?
He had run out of manpower, and his few remaining troops were barefoot and starving.
The surrender of Lee at Appomatox and Johnston at Bentonville.
Ge. Robert E. Lee surrenderd to Gen. Grant at Appomatox, VA. There were a few other military forces that did not surrender at that time, but his surrender effectively ended the Civil War. Why did he surrender? His forces no longer had the ability to do battle.
The main causes of surrender during the American Civil War are the same reason for surrender in any other war,... one side overwhelms the other.
General Lee did not "surrender the Civil War". He surrendered his army, the Army of Northern Virginia, when it was clear that he could no longer effectively fight against the Army of the Potomac commanded by Ulysses Grant.
U.S. Grant. When he was a general during the Civil War, his troops joked that the initials stood for "Unconditional Surrender".
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Appomattox, Virginia Answer which war are you talking about? if its the civil war then the south surrendured at the appomatix court house in Yorktown
General Ulysses S. Grant accepted the surrender of the south at appomattox courthouse.
Appomattox Court House in Virginia .
No the North did not surrender after the first or the second Battle of Bull Run, they merely retreated from the field.
April 9th 1865 at the battle of the appomatox courthouse
Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865
Lincoln served as President during the Civil War. in 1864, he appointed Grant as the overall commander of Union forces. Grant accepted Lee's surrender in 1865.
It did not formally surrender during the March to the Sea - in any case, there was no surrendering of individial states. But the March effectively took Georgia out of the war, as much through loss of civilian morale as anything else.
The surrender of The Army of Northern Virginia by Robert E. Lee to U.S. Grant - generally taken as the moment the Civil War ended, although another Confederate army under Joe Johnston had yet to surrender, and there were other small actions in the West.
The surrender of Fort Sumter
ANSWER The surrender of Lee's Army at Appomattox.
we stillgot cotton i guess lol :)
surrender at Appomattox ended the civil war
Confederate to Union
It was over the individual states right to decide if people could have slaves
First McClellan, then Burnside, then Hooker, and finally U.S. Grant
Actually no president died during the Civil War as the surrender of the south to the north took place five days before then President Abraham Lincoln was gunned down in Fords Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.
It was the end of the Civil War.
Appomattox is where Lee signed the official surrender, ending the war, on Palm Sunday, 9 April 1865 at 3:00pm
He was the commander of the Union forces and was the general who made Robert E. Lee surrender and helped end the war.
"Unconditional Surrender" Grant was the name given to General Grant during the American Civil War.
At the Appattammox Courthouse.
The Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia - 1865 .
Lee surrendered in the civil war to Abraham lincolns hourse in china
During the Civil War the North had better manufacturing abilities. The superior industries was one reason the North finally won the war.
What did the Civil War finally decide with regard to the relationship between the federal government and the state governments?
That the individual State or States could not nullify a Federal Law or act in opposition to the US Constitution.
No, they did not surrender. This was the first battle of the Civil War which took place in South Carolina in 1861.
Ulysses S Grant was the General for the union (north ) army during the Civil War. He was appointed the general by President Abraham Lincoln. He was so great he force the surrender of the south.
1836 in appomattox Virginia
Appomattux Court House
the south surrendered at appotamox courthouse
Appomattox Court House
Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox, purely because his lines had worn so thin that they couldn't hold. This was taken as the virtual ending of the war, although Joe Johnston still commanded a Confederate army in North Carolina that did not surrender to Sherman for a couple more weeks.
the north had a lot of strategy's during the civil war #1 the north could simply put more men and material on to the field then the south could finally get a general to realized his advantage and kept pressing his attack on the south
Initially untrusted and used only to build fortifications, they finally proved their value as equals in combat.
By Grant ending the system of prisoner-exchange, knowing that the Confederates would eventually run out of manpower.