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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies., Chapter
: 6 Appomattox. (search)
Chapter 6: Appomattox. The darkest hours before the dawn of April 9, 1865, shrouded the Fifth Corps sunk in feverish sleep by the roadside six miles away from Appomattox Station on the Southside Road. Scarcely is the first broken dream begun when a cavalryman comes splashing down the road and vigorously dismounts, pulling from his jacket-front a crumpled note. The sentinel standing watch by his commander, worn in body but alert in every sense, touches your shoulder. Orders, sir, I thin
us evening; far into the night gleamed some irrepressible camp fire and echoed the irrepressible cheer in which men voiced their deepest thought,--how different for each, no other knows!
At last we sleep-those who can. And so ended that 9th of April, 1865-Palm Sunday,--in that obscure little Virginia village now blazoned for immortal fame.
Graver destinies were determined on that humble field than on many of classic and poetic fame.
And though the issue brought bitterness to some, yet the
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter
: evacuation of 15 Richmond and the Petersburg lines.--retreat and surrender. (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Negotiations at Appomattox-interview with
at Lee McLean's House-the terms of surrender-lee's surrender-interview with after the surrender (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The end of the war-the
to March Washington- one of 's anecdotes-grand review at Washington-characteristics of Lincoln and Stanton-estimate of the different corps commanders (search)
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History, Chapter
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), Report of
, Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant U. S. Army, commanding armies of the United States, of operations march, - 1864 . (search)
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2, Chapter
: after release in 74 , to 1867 . (search)