Who was the leader of the Confederate Army (the South) that signed the surrender at Appomattox?

(A) General Grant

(B) ** General Robert E. Lee

(C) General Smith

(D) General Early


Concept note-1: -"The Surrender” painting by Keith Rocco shows Generals Lee and Grant shaking hands near the end of the meeting. April 9th, 1865, was the end of the Civil War for General Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

Concept note-2: -Appomattox County, VA | Apr 9, 1865. Trapped by the Federals near Appomattox Court House, Confederate general Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union general Ulysses S. Grant, precipitating the capitulation of other Confederate forces and leading to the end of the bloodiest conflict in American history.

Concept note-3: -On April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate troops to the Union’s Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, marking the beginning of the end of the grinding four-year-long American Civil War.

Concept note-4: -Most people think of the Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant when they think about Appomattox Court House. These men are without a doubt main characters in the events that took place here.

Concept note-5: -Robert E. Lee was the Confederate general in charge of the Army of Northern Virginia and at the end of the war Supreme Commander of remaining Confederate forces. Lee was considered to be one of the finest generals in the United States at the outbreak of succession and was offered command of Union armies but declined.