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XIII the final campaign. March—April 9, 1865. I. The circle of the hunt. The time has now come when it is no longer possible to consider the Army of the Potomac apart from that colossal combination of force that, pressing from all sides on
This note Grant received about midnight, and next morning he replied in these terms:
April 9, 1865.
General:—Your note of yesterday is received.
I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace: the meeting p my of Northern Virginia.
The agreement was embodied in the two following papers:
Appomattox Courthouse, Va., April 9, 1865.
General:—In accordance with the substance of my letter to you of the 8th instant, I propose to receive the surre here they may reside. U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General. General R. E. Lee.
headquarters Army of Northern Virginia, April 9, 1865.
General:—I have received your letter of this date containing the terms of the surrender of the Army of Northern