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Thirty Myths about Lee’s Surrender: Lancaster CWRT meeting May 14

Publisher Patrick Schroeder will be on hand for the May 14th Lancaster Civil War Round Table meeting to speak about his book, Thirty Myths about Lee’s Surrender. Find out the facts about where Lee was heading with his army, losses at Sailor’s Creek, the origins of the apple tree story, where the surrender actually took place, who accompanied Lee to the McLean House, who was present at the surrender meeting, Grant’s uniform, George Armstrong Custer’s role at Appomattox, the Confederate soldiers’ return home, Lee’s activities after the surrender, the buildings of Appomattox Court House, the wax figures, and all about Wilmer McLean and his house that was used for the surrender meeting.
The Lancaster Civil War Round Table will meet at the Lititz Public Library located at 651 Kissel Hill Road in Lititz at 7:00pm. Pre-registration is suggested by emailing your name, phone number and the number attending to or call the library at 626-2255. If you have questions about the program, call Micky at 392-4976 or email
These programs are free and open to the public.