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d. Ewell, in command of the force, Kershaw, Custis Lee, Semmes, Corse, De Foe, Barton—all generals,th of the court-house, loaded with supplies for Lee. These were doubtless the same supplies that haonnoissance was then sent across the river, and Lee's entire command was discovered moving up on thn, he received the following communication from Lee. April 8th: I received at a late hour your noteill open to Lynchburg, and by this route one of Lee's nephews, General Fitz-Hugh Lee, even now led d to Sherman: I shall be prepared to pitch into Lee, if he attempts to evacuate the place. On the to move in prompt endeavor to escape; but while Lee was still stunned and bewildered by the immensiely out. side of works, and in the open field. Lee no longer had elaborate fortifications to proteff and prevent any possible flight or escape of Lee by a detour in the direction of Danville. He wof the Potomac and the cavalry were in front of Lee; the rebels were intercepted; the national forc[68 more...]
x court-house ended the war. The interview with Lee occurred on the 9th of April, and on the 13th Gant's orders to push on and finish the job with Lee and Johnston's armies, Sherman advanced againstat he wishes you to have no conference with General Lee, unless it be for the capitulation of Lee'sLee's army, or on solely minor and purely military matters. He instructs me to say that you are not to our army on the same terms as were given to General Lee at Appomattox, April 9th instant, purely anount of the exigencies in front of Johnston and Lee. Stoneman marched from East Tennessee, at fia gun was fired in anger after the surrender of Lee was known. Not a soldier held out; not a guerimed defenses, but at last were only snares. If Lee perceived this situation, he had not the force s. Meade at Gettysburg, Thomas at Chickamauga, Lee in the Wilderness, achieved a splendid fame; buduplicity —but stubborn, valiant, and arrogant, Lee was on the whole a fitting representative of a [20 more...]
Appendix to Chapter XXVII. General Early to General Lee. Port Republic, September 25, 1864. General: I had determined to write you a full account of recent events, but I am too much occupied to do so. In the fight at Winchester I drove back the enemy's infantry and would have defeated that, but his cavalry broke mine on the left flank, the latter making no stand, and I had to take a division to stop the progress of the former and save my trains, and during the fighting in the rearI deeply regret the present state of things, and I assure you everything in my power has been done to avert it. The enemy's force is very much larger than mine, being three or four to one. Respectfully, J. A. Early, Lieutenant-General. General Lee to General Early.—(confidential.) Headquarters, Petersburg, September 27, 1864. General: Your letter of the 25th is received. I very much regret the reverses that have occurred to the army in the valley, but trust they can be remedied. T