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Chapter 30 Grant's ride to Appomattox how Lee reached McLean's House meeting between Grant and Lee brief discussion as to the terms of surrender drafting the terms, and the acceptance Grant's consideration for the confederate Privates rations for the paroled Army It was proposed to the general to ride during th
a trot toward Appomattox Court-house.
When five or six miles from the town, Colonel Newhall, Sheridan's adjutant-general, came riding up from the direction of Appomattox, and handed the general a communication.
This proved to be a duplicate of the letter from Lee that Lieutenant Pease had brought in from Meade's lines.
Lee was letter on Meade's front, and one on Sheridan's. Colonel Newhall joined our party, and after a few minutes' halt to read the letter we continued our ride toward Appomattox.
On the march I had asked the general several times how he felt.
To the same question now he replied: The pain in my head seemed to leave me the moment I got