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Chapter VII Result of the battle of Five Forks retreat of Lee an Intercepted despatch at Amelia Court House battle of Sailor's Creek the Confederates' stubborn resistance a complete victory importance of the battle. When the news of the battle at Five Forks reached General Grant, he realized that the decisive character of our victory would necessitate the immediate abandonment of Richmond and Petersburg by the enemy; and fearing that Lee would escape without further injury,
assault next morning the whole intrenched line, But Lee could not retreat at once.
He had not anticipated disaster at Five Forks, and hence was unprepared to withdraw on the moment; and the necessity of getting off his trains and munitions of war, od feeling a desideratum just then, and wishing to avoid wrangles, I faced the Fifth Corps about and marched it down to Five Forks, and out the Ford road to the crossing of Hatcher's Run.
After we had gone, General Grant, intending this quarter of t