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Surrender at Appomattox: First-hand Accounts of Robert E. Lee's Surrender to Ulysses S. Grant

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On the 12th of April, 1865, the Army of Northern Virginia marched to the field in front of Appomattox Court-House, stacked their arms, folded their colors, and walked empty handed to find their distant, blighted homes.

These are detailed and moving first-hand accounts from a number of historically prominent witnesses to Robert E. Lee's surrender of the Army of Northern Vir
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Published March 14th 2011 by Wetware Media, LLC
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Norm Konzelman
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Personal reminiscences of many high ranking officers, mainly Union, of the state of the armies, and their reflections on and about other officers at the end of hostilities in the Civil War. Of course, Ulysses Grant commanding the northern armies, and Robert Lee the southern, being the main focus.
Men of honor. Many trained together and friends, killing each other for their personal 'higher cause'.
It struck me at the end what the cost of refusal to submit to what is right can cost. In the end, we
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Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant) was general-in-chief of the Union Army from 1864 to 1869 during the American Civil War and the 18th President of the United States from 1869 to 1877.

The son of an Appalachian Ohio tanner, Grant entered the United States Military Academy at age 17. In 1846, three years after graduating, Grant served as a lieutenant in the Mexican–American War under W
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