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Chapter 43: Appomattox. Some of General Lee's officers say to him that further resistance is hopeless Longstreet does not approve General Grant calls for surrender-not yet the Confederate chieftain asks terms his response to his officers as represented by General Pendleton correspondence of Generals Lee and Grant morning of April 9 General Lee rides to meet the Federal commander, while Longstreet forms the last line of battle Longstreet endeavors to recall his chief, hearing of a break where the Confederate troops could pass Custer demands surrender of Longstreet reminded of irregularity, and that he was in the enemy's lines meeting with General Grant capitulation last scenes. The beginning of the end was now at hand,--not perhaps necessarily, but, at least, as the sequence of cause and effect actually followed. An event occurred on the 7th, says General Long, which must not be omitted from the narrative. Perceiving the difficulties that surrounded