Harvard University Press
Between Surrender and Peace
When did the Civil War end? The answer mythologized in American memory—and one that might escape the red pen of hasty blue book graders—is April 9, 1865, the date of the famous meeting at Appomattox between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. Not so fast, Greg....
West, Stephen A.
"After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 17
Available at: https://repository.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol17/iss4/5