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Appomattox Courthouse. Incidents of the surrender of General Lee, as given by Colonel Charles Marshall, In his address on the observance of the anniversary of the Birthday of General R. E. Lee, at Baltimore, Md., January 19, 1894. After describing in his address correspondence which passed between Generals Lee and Grant before the surrender, Colonel Marshall said that General Grant in this correspondence manifested that delicate consideration for his great adversary which marked all his subsequent conduct towards him. General Grant offered, continued Colonel Marshall, to have the terms of the capitulation arranged by officers to be appointed for the purpose by himself and General Lee, thus sparing the latter the pain and mortification of conducting personally the arrangements for the surrender of his army. I have no doubt that this proposition proceeded from the sincere desire of General Grant to do all in his power to spare the feelings of General Lee, but it i