Today in History – April 9

Today in History – April 9

April 17, 2019 Off By readly




“It would be useless and therefore cruel,” Robert E. Lee remarked on the morning of April 9, 1865, “to provoke the further effusion of blood, and I have arranged to meet with General Grant with a view to surrender.

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