Hey had no troops. He was using men older than 60. And kids younger than 9!
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.
Robert E. Lee was the general commander of the Confederate Forces during the American Civil War.
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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.
He was the commander of the Union forces and was the general who made Robert E. Lee surrender and helped end the war.
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On April 9,1865 general Robert E.Lee surrendered to general Ulysses S.Grant at Appomattox Court House in Appomattox,Virginia.This surrender ended the Civil War.
The surrender of General Robert E. Lee to US general US Grant at Appomattox, for all practical purposes marked the end of the US Civil War. "All Practical" is used because technically, not until May of 1865, did all of the South's forces surrender.
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Confederate General Robert E. Lee
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It essentially brought the Civil War to an end.
Confederate general Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S.Grant on April 9th 1865. This effectively ended the Civil War. It took a few weeks for other Confederate forces to also surrender.
Generally speaking the surrender of Robert E. Lee to US General Grant is referred to as the surrender at the Appomattox Court House. Lee's surrender was the key which in all practical terms ended the US Civil War. Later other Southern armies would surrender.
In 1865 Robert E. Lee went to America and said I surrender
General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox courthouse.
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The US Civil War was fought between Union forces (Northern States) and Confederate forces (Southern States) from April 1861 to April 1865, ending in a Union victory and Confederate surrender.