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Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
Portrait of Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

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Lee Surrendered
April 9, 1865

In the weeks that followed, Confederate forces surrendered, and Confederate President Jefferson Davis was captured. The bloody era that began four years earlier at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, was over. General Grant and the Federal Army had finally won. It was time for the people of both the South and the North to rebuild their lives. Can you imagine what that must have been like?
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