On the 12th of April 1865, the Army of Northern Virginia marched to the field in front of Appomattox Court-House, stacked their arms, folded their colors, and walked off empty handed to find their distant, blighted homes.
These are detailed and moving first-hand accounts from a number of prominent witnesses to Robert E. Lee's surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox. Listen to accounts from:
Major-General Wesley Merritt, USAMajor-General John Gibbon, USAColonel Charles Marshall, Aide-de-Camp and Military Secretary to General R. E. LeeBrigadier-General E. P. Alexander, CSALt. General James Longstreet, CSAGeneral Phil Sheridan, USALt. General Ulysses S. Grant
Brilliantly narrated in Northern and Southern accets by a professional actor and gifted voice talent, this unique audiobook vividly brings to life the words and heartfelt sentiments of those who wrote these riveting accounts.
Also included is the "famous telegram" that informed President Lincoln of Lee's surrender.
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