April 12 – Confederate forces make official surrender of arms at Appomattox.

April 13 – Raleigh falls to Sherman.

April 14 – Lincoln assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C.

April 18 – Johnston and Sherman negotiate similar terms to Lee-Grant.

April 26 – Johnston accepts same term Grant gave Lee.

See the complete Civil War Timeline here.

Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox, VA by you.

Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia

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