This is the house of the McLean Family. The same McLean family that saw the commencement of hostilities saw the cessation in their own living room.
Appomattox Court House-Site where the South surrendered
On this table Ulysses S. Grant accepted Robert E. Lee's cessation of hostilities
Robert E. Lee signed the South's capitulation from this table. Thus ending the bloodiest conflict in US history.
Trip to PA, VA, and KY August 8-15, 2003