Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Appomattox” in chapter 38 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...ion of land-sharks, who rarely gave a fair account of the money which passed through their hands.
But when the big holes and the small leaks on the blockade were all closed up, the tale was told at Appomattox , where General Grant had to serve out rations to Lee's soldiers and give them enough to enable them to reach their homes.
A launch and cutter from the Sagamore and others from the Fort Henry, inc...
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