Monday, March 4, 2013

When Lee Surrendered, Was That It for the Confederacy?-- Part 1

From the December 11, 2012, Chattanoogan "Confederate Army Units Surrendered in Piecemeal Fashion" by Chuck Hamilton.

Confederate General Robert E. lee surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia on April 9, 1865, but that did not mark the end of the war even then.  Confederate groups and units continued surrendering until June 23rd.

APRIL 20  General Cobb surrendered the District of Georgia and Florida to general Canby in Macon, Georgia.

APRIL 21--  Colonel John S. Mosby disbanded his Partisan Rangers at Salem, Virginia.

APRIL 26--  General Johnston surrendered the Division of the West, Army of the Tennessee, Department of North Carolina and Department of Tennessee and Georgia to General Sherman at Durham Station, NC.

APRIL 27--  Confederate Secret Service operator Robert London used a Confederate coal torpedo to blow up the SS Sultana on the Mississippi River near Memphis, killing between 1600 and 1800 men.

More to Come.  --Old Secesh

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