Born to be Brothers
The day after the Confederate surrender on April 9, 1865, Union Gen.
Ulysses S. Grant offers a cigar to Confederate Gen. James Longstreet at
the Appomattox (Virginia) Court House. Telling about the moving gesture
later, Longstreet said, "Why do men fight who were born to be brothers?"
31"x 22" limited edition print is signed and numbered by the artist.
Warriors' Tribute at Appomattox
Dale Gallon. Colonel Joshua
Chamberlain, representing the government of the United States, receives
the surrender of Longstreet's Corps at Appomattox Court House, Virginia,
on April 12, 1865. Measures 26"x 16".
Appomattox Court House, Virginia - April 9th 1865. Keith Rocco. The
meeting lasted approximately an hour and a half. When it was over, the
Army of Northern Virginia had surrendered, the Federal Government was able
to bring increased pressure to bear on other parts of the south, and
hostilities were within months of cessation. 24"x 18" poster is signed by