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150 Years Ago: Actors Stage Robert E. Lee's Civil War Surrender
After more than four years of brutal warfare, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union troops on April 9, 1865.
American Civil War re-enactors dressed as Union cavalry ride back to their lines after engaging Confederate troops at a re-enactment of the Battle of Appomattox Station April 8, 2015 in Appomattox, Virginia. Win McNamee / Getty Images