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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: April 10, 1865

April 10, 1865

Gen. Robert E. Lee, CSA, issues Order No. 9, which is Lee’s formal farewell to the troops and officially disbands the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.  From this point in time, there will only be memories for the soldiers.

Note: All “Today In The Petersburg Campaign” blog entries are used with permission from Ronald A. Mosocco’s Chronological Tracking of the American Civil War per the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. Order the book HERE.

Copyright © 1993, 1994 by Ronald A. Mosocco

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