March 27, 1865
President Abraham Lincoln meets with Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Maj. Gen. Willliam T. Sherman, and Admiral David Porter, USN, at City Point, VA, aboard the River Queen, to discuss his policy on Confederate surrender and reconstruction.
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Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- 150 Years Ago Today: Planning Grant’s Ninth Offensive Against Petersburg and Richmond: March 24-28, 1865
- CLARK NC: 18th North Carolina at the Siege of Petersburg
- LT: March 27, 1865 Samuel K. Miller
- LT: March 28, 1865 Justus G. Matteson (10th New York Cavalry)
- LT: April 27, 1865 Homer A. Plimpton (39th Illinois)
- MAP: 9th Offensive Against Petersburg, Meade’s Orders: March 27, 1865
- NP: April 3, 1865 Richmond Examiner: Latest News from the North, Sherman and Sheridan, March 25-28, 1865
- Number 199. Appomattox Reports of Major General Philip H. Sheridan, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry
- Number 205. Appomattox Report of Major James Bliss, Eighth New York Cavalry, Second Brigade
- Number 206. Appomattox Report of Colonel John J. Coppinger, Fifteenth New York Cavalry
- Number 207. Appomattox Report of Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Hall, First Vermont Cavalry
- Number 60. Appomattox Report of Major John T. Dent, First Delaware Infantry
- Number 76. Appomattox Report of Asst. Surg. Charles K. Winne, U. S. Army, Medical Inspector
- SHS Papers: Volume 9: History of Lane’s North Carolina Brigade at Petersburg, Part 3 by James H. Lane
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