3 of 5 maps produced by Gene Thorp for’Ä¶
By Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
Lee's Surrender at Appomattox Court House map, April 9, 1865
Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia is cut off from their supplies at Appomattox Station and cornered by Grant who presses in on two sides. With no food, ammunition or a path of retreat, Lee has little choice other than to surrender.