More Myths About Lee’s Surrender


By Patrick Schroeder

Sequel to “Thirty Myths About Lee’s Surrender” It is a very popular book that covers the thirty most common myths dealing with the last campaign and the surrender at Appomattox Court House. Under each myth is text about what actually occurred. Find out the facts about where Lee was heading with his army, losses at Sailor’s Creek, the origins of the apple tree story, where the surrender actually took place, who accompanied Lee to the McLean House, who was present at the surrender meeting, Grant’s uniform, George Armstrong Custer’s role at Appomattox, surrenders after Appomattox, the Confederate soldiers’ return home, Lee’s activities after the surrender, the buildings of Appomattox Court House, the wax figures, and all about Wilmer McLean and his house used for the surrender meeting.

Publisher: Baine’s Books and Coffee
ISBN: 1-889246-01-8


Civil War Author/Historian Patrick A. Schroeder is the full-time Historian of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. He graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Historical Park Administration from Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV., and has an M.A. in Civil War History from Virginia Tech. His book “Thirty Myths About Lee’s Surrender,” is currently in its twelfth printing.

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