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Artist's depiction of General Lee's last council of war, circa 1915-1930

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Alternate title:General Lee's last council of war
Summary:Artist's depiction of General Lee's last council of war, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Last council of war, April 8, 1865. Last letter from Gen. Grant asking Gen. Lee to meet him to arrange the terms of surrender. Lee answers this but no reply was received. That night there was held the last council of war which was decided to proceed on its way to Lynchburg, Va." Postcard number: 61234.
Provider:J.P. Bell Co.
Commercial Colortype Company
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Lynchburg
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Appomattox
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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