"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
General Robert E.
The handshake . . .
that united the Nation.
Peace: Lee and Grant at Appomattox
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|"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 . . ."
||"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 and Grant had known how to fight a war.
Now they showed how to end one."
- Ulysses S. Grant 3rd
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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
Moody, Tearful Night by Richard
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