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The Last Full Measure - Part 3, Lee (April 4, 1865) Grant (April 5, 1865) Lee (April 6, 1865) Grant (April 7, 1865): Chapters 44-47 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Lee (April 4, 1865) Grant (April 5, 1865) Lee (April 6, 1865) Grant (April 7, 1865): Chapters 44-47 Summary

Lee expects a shipment of rations for his men to arrive in Chapter 44. His army is starving and discarding their muskets. When he arrives, he discovers that the train from Richmond contains no food, just ammunition to continue the war. In Chapter 45, Grant takes Petersburg and the Federal soldiers take Richmond. Grant thinks that Lee has only one way to go, toward Danville. Grant rides out to Sheridan's position south of Amelia, where Lee's army has dug in. Lee, Sheridan, and Meade have a conference in which Grant decides to cut off Lee's retreat to Danville.

Chapter 46 opens with Lee considering two alternatives. He can try to make Danville before the Federal soldiers get there or try for Lynchburg in Tennessee, which would take his army westward...

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