Map Showing Troop Positions at Time of Surrender
This hand-drawn map shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity, along with troop positions, at the time of Confederate general Robert E. Lee's surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia on April 9, 1865. The Library of Congress received this map in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged."