U. S. Grant Letter to General Halleck regarding Amnesty for Robert E. Lee

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Title

U. S. Grant Letter to General Halleck regarding Amnesty for Robert E. Lee

Subject

Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885, USMA 1843
Halleck, H. W (Henry Wager), 1815-1872, USMA 1839
Lee, Robert E (Robert Edward), 1807-1870, USMA 1829
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

Grant suggests to Halleck amnesty for Lee. "Although it would meet with opposition in the North to allow Lee the benefit of amnesty I think it would have the best possible effect towards restoring good feeling and peace in the South to have him come in."

Creator

Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885, USMA 1843

Publisher

United States Military Academy Library

Date

1865-05-06

Rights

Public Domain (see USMA Library Terms of Use)

Format

.jpg

Language

Eng

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

U. S. Grant Letter to General Halleck regarding Amnesty for Robert E. Lee, May 6, 1865

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Text

May 6th 1865 U. S. Grant letter to General Halleck regarding Amnesty for Robert E. Lee

Original Format

paper

Citation

Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885, USMA 1843, “U. S. Grant Letter to General Halleck regarding Amnesty for Robert E. Lee,” U.S. Military Academy Library Exhibits, accessed January 29, 2023, https://usmalibrary.omeka.net/items/show/110.

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