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West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America after the Civil War. By Heather Cox Richardson. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. xiv, 396 pp. $30.00, ISBN 978-0-300-11052-4.)

Lee's Miserables: Life in the Army of Northern Virginia from the Wilderness to Appomattox. By J. Tracy Power. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. xxiv, 463 pp. $34.95, ISBN 0-8078-2392-9.)

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The court house at Appomattox, Virginia, was the site on 9 April 1865 of the end of the American Civil War, with the formal surrender of the Confederate forces.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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