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Wilmer McLean (May 3, 1814 – June 5, 1882) was an American wholesale grocer from Virginia. His house near Manassas, Virginia, was involved in the First  ...

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Wilmer McLean stood on the front porch of his two-story brick house awaiting the arrival of General Robert E Lee. In the early afternoon on that day, General Lee, ...

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Mar 20, 2018 ... Wilmer McLean was a native of Alexandria Virginia. In 1853 he married a wealthy widow named Virginia Mason. The couple then moved into a ...

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Apr 9, 2015 ... The Civil War seemed to stalk unfortunate Wilmer McLean, who could say that the conflict began in his front yard and ended in his front parlor.

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Wilmer McLean was the center of one of the strangest coincidences of the Civil War. In July 1861, the 47-year-old merchant and farmer lent out his house in ...

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Civil War Figure. He was a wholesale grocer residing near Manassas, Virginia in July 1861 when the first major pitched battle of the American Civil War took ...

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One of the great ironies of the Civil War regards the story of a grocer named Wilmer McLean. It is often said that the Civil War “started in his front lawn and ended ...

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Nov 10, 2010 ... Today's post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. At left, Wilmer McLean's house where ...

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Who was Wilmer McLean, the man who opened his home to this historic meeting and shared its moment of glory? Why was he living at Appomattox Court House ...