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Reenactments Mark 150th Anniversary of US Civil War

In historic Appomattox, Virginia, reenactments marked a surrender that many historians believe effectively ended the U.S. Civil War 150 years ago. After Confederate troops were cornered by Union forces at Appomattox, the Confederate commander, Robert E. Lee, surrendered to the Union general, Ulysses Grant on April 9, 1865. From 1861 to 1865, the Northern states — the Union — fought the South - the Confederacy, which had seceded from the Union over several issues, including...

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