The terms are remarkable I’m their lenience.
Lee will not even have to surrender his sword.
The gist is simple: put down your guns and go home. Let’s rebuild this nation together. This was president Lincoln’s vision to which Grant subscribed. – Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilley and Martin Dugard
Not vindictive or spiteful, unity was the goal.
Friends divided by battle lines and ideologies, reunited.
A nation on the mend.
The end of the civil war.