Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
As the war ends, Democratic opponents of the Lincoln administration and its conduct during the war, reported the enormous costs of the Civil War in men, wealth and lost opportunities.
This brief news item, appearing in the Walla Walla Statesman, reports the U.S. Army casualties in the battles leading to the surrender of C.S.A. General Robert E. Lee.
Walla Walla Statesman
Walla Walla W.T.: R.R. and S.G. Rees
Vol. IV, No. 38, p. 1, col. E
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