Horace Porter's Lee Surrenders to Grant, April 9th, 1865


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Lee surrendered to Grant in what year?

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1. During the Civil War, Horace Porter served as a _____ in the _____.

2. What concession did Grant first make in the terms of surrender?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to review your knowledge of the meeting between Lee and Grant when Lee surrendered as told by Horace Porter. Knowledge of the year, concessions made and the presumed relationship of the men is necessary.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Concession made by Grant at Lee's suggestions
  • Horace Porter's military rank during the Civil War
  • Initial concessions made by Grant in terms of surrender

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding where Porter said Lee and Grant met while in the U.S. Army
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Lee's surrender to Grant
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to identify the year that Lee surrendered to Grant

Additional Learning

Horace Porter's Lee Surrenders to Grant, April 9th, 1865 is a lesson that will teach you more about this account of a specific Civil War event. Objectives covered include:

  • Review related background information
  • Understand Porter's account of the surrender
  • Know which points Porter illustrates