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March 4th, 1901 AD (search for this): chapter 1.34
The last sad days. From the Richmond Dispatch, March 4, 1901. From Petersburg to Appomattox Courthouse—Foodless Days—Sleepless nights. Graphic description of the last hours of the Army of Northern Virginia by one of its Artillery officers. Editor of the Charlotte (N. C.) Observer: Following are the recollections of a Confederate States officer of artillery in the Army of Northern Virginia during the retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox, who was an eye witness and participant, written on the anniversary of the surrender of Lee's army, April 9, 1865: This date recalls many sad memories. Eighteen years ago I parted with the men of my old battery with whom I had shared danger, privation and suffering. I saw the cause for which I had risked life, possessions, and separation from wife, children, and family go down in blood and defeat. I saw strong men weep, sullen and bitter men, some hang their heads and curse and swear in their sorrow and humiliation. Oh, t
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