LS : Cold Harbor, Va., to Ulysses S. Grant, 1864 June 7.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. LS : Cold Harbor, Va., to Ulysses S. Grant, 1864 June 7.

LS : Cold Harbor, Va., to Ulysses S. Grant, 1864 June 7.

In response to an earlier note from Grant, Lee offers a two-hour cease-fire to allow removal of the dead and wounded from the field, and proposes procedural details. On the verso of the cover sheet is an ANS by Grant, agreeing to the proposal.

2 items (4 p.) ; 21 cm.

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