Utterly unable to withstand the onset, Sheridan hastened in person to hurry up the Army of thry and a large number of prisoners.
Had only Sheridan barred the way the surrender had not occurred.
This proved to be General Forsythe, of General Sheridan's staff, who was sent by General SheridanGeneral Sheridan to say that, as he had doubt as to his authority to recognize the informal truce which had been agrhe enemy, heading him off completely.
Generals Sheridan and Ord, with a group of officers aroundrty came up, General Grant said: How are you, Sheridan?
First rate, thank you; how are you?
cried Sheridan, with a voice and look that seemed to indicate that on his part he was having things all hity.
Yes, he is in that brick house, answered Sheridan.
Well, then, we'll go over, said Grant.
T breast-pocket of his coat and handed them to Sheridan, with a few words expressive of regret that t
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