Negotiations at Appomattox

August 2017
Negotiations at Appomattox;8/1/2017, p1
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Presents the Union general's reminiscences of the surrender of the Confederate Army at Appomattox Court House in Virginia. Text of various letters exchanged between him and Confederate General Robert E. Lee, regarding the terms of surrender. Interview with Lee at McLean's house; The terms of surrender; Lee's surrender; The general's interview with Lee after the ceremony of surrender.


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