f the fall of Richmond and the surrender of General Lee, I have not discovered it. On the contrary,mond, Jefferson Davis received a telegram from Lee announcing the fall of Petersburg, the partial formed of two dispatches just received from General Lee, stating briefly the circumstances which maad carried provisions to Amelia Court-House for Lee's hard-pressed and hungry army, and having beend from the South toward Richmond — I mean after Lee's retreat began.
And it was a train of passengd authority, that Davis had, many weeks before Lee's catastrophe, made the careful and exacting prwere sent to the rebel cruiser many days before Lee's lines were broken, etc. If the writer believe any time, before or after the surrender of General Lee.
Nor do I believe that any man who regardsft Richmond, laboring under the belief that General Lee could avoid surrendering only a short time.ys after being informed of the surrender of General Lee, and then went to Greensboroa, North Caroli