"I think we have fought
the last battle of the war . . ."

General Ulysses S. Grant



"There is nothing left for me to do
but to go and see General Grant,
and I would rather die a thousand deaths."

General Robert E. Lee           

The handshake . . .


that united the Nation.

Peace: Lee and Grant at Appomattox


Bronze; limited edition of 15
27" x 25" x 14"

"I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the downfall of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly and who had suffered as much for a cause . . ." 

- Grant           

peace  "I suppose, General Grant, that the object of our present meeting is fully understood. I asked to see you to ascertain upon what terms you would receive the surrender of my army."

- Lee              


Grant  Lee 

"Lee and Grant had known how to fight a war.

Now they showed how to end one."

- Ulysses S. Grant 3rd    


lee and grant

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Though Peace had begun at Appomattox,
five days later, on April 14, 1865,
Abraham Lincoln,  the President of the United States
was assassinated.
Moody, Tearful Night
  by Richard Masloski 


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