One particularly ironic story comes from the American Civil War, a particularly ironic conflict. At the center of this tale is a common fellow named Wilmer McLean .


... surrenders the Army of Northern Virginia to General Ulysses S. Grant at Wilmer McLean's home in the Appomattox Court House community in central Virginia.


Jul 24, 2018 ... Lee and the colonel dismounted and, preceded by McLean, went into .... Wilmer McLean, who owned the house during its moment of historic ...


The house's owner, Wilmer McLean (left), was a short, stout man of 50, who had been born and grew up in Alexandria, Virginia (then part of the District of ...


... written and issued on April 10, 1865, the day after his meeting at Wilmer McLean's house in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, with General Ulysses S. Grant.


Aug 5, 2016 ... Is this your ancestor? Explore genealogy for Wilmer McLean born 1814 died 1882 including parents + more in the free family tree community.


The McLean House at the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park : April 9th, 2015 will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederate ...


Oct 4, 2010 ... Needing a place for the signing, they settled on a nearby house — the house of Wilmer McLean (pictured at the top). Quite literally, the war ...


Apr 9, 2015 ... Poor Wilmer McLean. As most tour guides will tell you, the Civil War started in his kitchen and ended in his parlor. The Virginia farmer and ...