Document, General Order No. 9, April 10, 1865
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
General order #9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Peace
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A day after Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Federal forces under General Ulysses S. Grant, he wrote his last order explaining the circumstances and bidding farewell to his army.There is a transcript of the document as well as a JPG created by scanning the original.
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