It was not a supply train failure, as often alleged, that caused Lee's fatal delay at Amelia Court House

Marvel, William
October 2003
Military History;Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p10
Presents the history of the defeat of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and his army during the U.S. Civil War in April 1865. Failure of the bureaucrats in the confederate capital at Richmond to get supplies to Amelia Court House in Virginia; Retreat of Lee and his army to Appomattox; Assessment of the situation of Lee's army on April 2, 1865.


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