TITLE

MEMORABILIA

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Civil War Times;Apr2005, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents photographs and information of the soldiers who fought the American Civil War. Robert E. Lee's binoculars, felt hat, throughout the war. A fastidious soldier, Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant dressed in a fresh uniform removed from headquarters baggage wagons just before they fell into Union hands. As Grant remembered, Lee explained that he had no other uniform available that morning and that he had never worn it before. A group of admirers in Baltimore had presented it to him as a gift, he claimed.
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