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4. Bahnson, Henry T. “The Last Days of the War” from the North Carolina Booklet: Great Events in North Carolina History. Hamlet, N.C.: Capital Printing Co.; 1903. Note: Bahnson served in Co. B, 1st NC Battalion Sharpshooters.
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53. Wise, John S. The End of an Era. Cambridge: The Riverside Press: 1902.
Did You Know?
General Robert E. Lee never offered his sword during the surrender meeting, and Grant never requested it.