Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The New Orleans Times from March 12, 1865 Eight Page folio. Articles featuring accounts of General Sheridan's victories in the Shenandoah Valley against General Early, and the capture of Early's force. Includes a series of letters from General Grant to Secretary of War Stanton describing the Battles in the Shenandoah. Also, reports on the capture of Fort White and Georgetown South Carolina. Inside includes article on the military movements inside Richmond meant to "current the impending flood of Union troops."

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.008
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The Richmond Whig, Richmond, Virginia from April 10, 1865. News of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. "The Grande Finale! Surrender of General Lee with the remnants of his Army! The War Virtually Ended! Form the Capitol of the Confederacy comes the news that the war between the states has come to a close. The Richmond Whig reports that General lee accepted Grant's proposals for their surrender,"

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.078
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier