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April 6, 1865: Sailor's Creek, Va.

Union, Second and Sixth Corps and Sheridan's Cav.;

Confed., Gen. R. S. Ewell's command, and part of Gen. R. H. Anderson's.


Union, 166 killed, 1014 wounded;

Confed., 6000 killed, wounded, and captured. (Federal estimate.)

April 7, 1865: high bridge and Farmville, Appomattox River, Va.

Union, Second Corps and portion of Twenty-fourth Corps;

Confed., rearguard of Gordon's and Longstreet's Corps and Fitzhugh Lee's Cav.


Union, 571 killed, 71 wounded, and missing;

Confed. No record found.

April 8-9, 1865: Appomattox C. H., Va.

Union, Twenty-fourth Corps, one division of the Twenty-fifth Corps and Sheridan's Cav.;

Confed., Gen. Fitzhugh Lee's Cav.


Union, 200 killed and wounded;

Confed., 500 killed and wounded.

April 9, 1865: Gen. R. E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to the Army of the Potomac and the Army of the James; Lieut.-Gen. U. S. Grant.

Confed., surrendered and paroled, 27,805.

April 12-13, 1865: Montgomery, Ala.

Union, Second Brigade, First Division Cav.;

Confed., Gen. D. W. Adams' command.


Not recorded.

April 16, 1865: West Point, Ga.

Union, 2d and 4th Ind. Cav., 18th Indpt. Battery Ind. Light Artil.;

Confed., Brig.-Gen. R. C. Tyler with 300 men.


Union, 7 killed, 29 wounded;

Confed., 19 killed, 28 wounded, 218 missing. Brig.-Gen. R. C. Tyler killed. Last organized Confederate resistance East of the Mississippi.

April 16, 1865: Columbus, Ga.

Union, Fourth Division Cav.;

Confed., Gen. D. W. Adams' command.


Union, 6 killed, 24 missing;

Confed., killed and wounded not recorded, 1200 captured.

April 26, 1865: Gen. Jos. E. Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee and other commands to the Army of the Tennessee, the Army of Georgia and the Army of Ohio; Maj-Gen. W. T. Sherman.

Confed., surrendered and paroled, 31,243.

May, 1865.

May 4, 1865: Gen. Richard Taylor surrendered with Army of the Department of Alabama to Maj.-Gen. E. R. S. Canby.

Confed., surrendered, 42,293.

May 10, 1865: capture of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, at Irwinsville, Ga., by the 1st Wis. And 4th Mich. Cav.


Union, 2 killed, 4 wounded, caused by the pursuing parties firing into each other.

May 10, 1865: Tallahassee, Fla. Surrender of Gen. Samuel Jones' command to detachment of Wilson's U. S. Cav. Under Maj.-Gen. McCook.

Confed., surrendered, 8000.

May 11, 1865: Chalk Bluff, Ark. Surrender of Gen. Jeff. Thompson's command to forces under Gen. M. Grenville Dodge;

Confed., surrendered, 7454.

May 12-13, 1865: Palmetto Ranch, near Brownsville, Tex.

Union, 34th Ind., 62d U. S. Colored and 2d Tex. Cav. under command Col. F. H. Barrett;

Confed., troops commanded by Brig.-Gen. Jas. H. Slaughter.


Union, 115 killed and wounded;

Confed. No record found.

May 23-24, 1865: Washington, Dc.

Grand Review of the Federal armies on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington. Lieut.-Gen. U. S. Grant, Maj.-Gen. George G. Meade and Maj.-Gen. W. T. Sherman occupied the reviewing stand.

May 26, 1865: surrender of Gen. E. Kirby Smith (Army of the Trans-Mississippi Department) to Maj.-Gen. E. R. S. Canby.

Confed., surrendered, 17,686.

May 26, 1865: paroles at Cumberland, Md, etc.

In addition to the surrenders noted above, there were paroled at Cumberland, Maryland, and other stations, 9337; in the Department of Washington, 3390; in Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas, 13,922; at Nashville and Chattanooga, Tenn., 5029. Miscellaneous paroles in the Department of Virginia amounted to 9072. Total number paroled, according to the statistics of the War Department, was 174,223.

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