Grant Cottage Chronicles Spring 2018

Our spring newsletter includes a list of upcoming events, new membership benefits, information about two of the Cottage's caretakers, and more!

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A Lasting Peace Forged at Appomattox

A Lasting Peace Forged at Appomattox

In the spring of 1885 as an ailing Ulysses Grant sat at Drexel Cottage on Mt. McGregor contemplating his legacy, he received many heartwarming letters of support. Though the surrender of General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House, VA had occurred 20 years before it was fresh in his mind since he had just written about it for his memoirs.