Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Confederate Army Units Surrendered in Piecemeal Fashion-- Part 5

JUNE 3RD: Captain Jonathan H. Carter surrendered the CSS Missouri to Lt. Cmdr. William Fitzhugh in Alexandria, Louisiana. //// JUNE 23RD: Gen. Stand Watie surrendered the First Indian Brigade to Lt. Col. Matthews at Doaksville, Indian Territory. //// JULY 4TH: Gen. Shelby led his Iron Brigade and Missouri Dic=vision across the Rio Grande at Eagle Pass, Texas, into Mexico to avoid surrender. Some former Confederate governors and generals accompanied him. //// AUGUST 20, 1866: President Andrew Johnson declared the War Between the States officially over and peace restored. //// --Old Secesh

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