Civil War, Day by Day
The last chance for Confederate victory ended at the Appomattox Courthouse. U. S. Grant’s men had blocked all remaining escape routes for Lee’s retreating forces.
This Day in History
Buffalo Soldiers Stamp Unveiled

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