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Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number CML-GMS.2
Date ca. 1892
Scope & Content Newspaper clipping of "Just Before Appomattox: Grant's First Demand Upon Lee for Surrender," from Washington Post, ca. 1892

Physical Appearance: [n. d., ca. 1892] - Newspaper Clipping - "Just Before Appomattox: Grant's First Demand Upon Lee for Surrender. Judge Herman H. Perry's Recollections of His Part to an Important Episode - Some New Light Cast Upon the Passing of the Confederacy by One Who Participated." - Letter to the Editor, "Washington [D. C.] Post" from Robert L. Rodgers, Historian, C[onfederate] V[eterans Association], F[ulton] C[ounty], Atlanta, G[eorgi]a - Contains a letter dated March 29, 1892, to Rodgers, from Judge Heman H. Perry, [former] Assistant Adjutant General, Sorrel's Brigade, his part at Appomattox [Court House, Virginia]. The original clipping is in fragile condition. A color photocopy (3 pp.) of the article is available in the folder for more convenient use.
Archival History The newspaper clipping was formerly located in the MC 3 Georgia Room papers (Leaf / Sorrel Memorial).
People Sorrel, Gilbert Moxley
Search Terms Appomattox
Subjects Battles
Military leadership
Military life
Military maneuvers
Military officers