Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Appomattox” in chapter 1.3 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30.:
...t were rebels and traitors.
We feel, then, that we can't do better than to repeat here what we said in our report of 1900, on the importance of the trust committed to our hands.
We then said:
Appomattox was not a judicial forum; it was only a battlefield, a test of physical force, where the starving remnant of the Army of Northern Virginia, wearied with victory, surrendered to overwhelming numbers ...
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