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This path explores the waning days of the Civil warfare in studying the dramatic occasions top as much as April 1865 and ponders many of the substitute results which if discovered might have replaced the formation of the USA as we all know it today.

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April 1865: The Month That Saved America. 2nd ed. New York: Harper Perennial, 2006. Other Books of Interest Catton, Bruce. A Stillness at Appomattox. New York: Doubleday, 1990. LECTURE FIVE Foote, Shelby. The Civil War: A Narrative. Vol. 3. New York: Random House, 1986. 34 Lecture 6: The Fateful Decision: Guerrilla War? ” Introduction Lee’s army was surrounded. It was Palm Sunday, April 9, 1865, a day that was fated to go down in history. Seemingly, Lee now had only two choices—surrender or throw his life on one last murderous fight.

New York: Random House, 1986. 34 Lecture 6: The Fateful Decision: Guerrilla War? ” Introduction Lee’s army was surrounded. It was Palm Sunday, April 9, 1865, a day that was fated to go down in history. Seemingly, Lee now had only two choices—surrender or throw his life on one last murderous fight. He summoned his advisors. General James Longstreet joined Lee, along with several others. All were expecting a council of war; instead, the talk turned to surrender. P. Alexander, one of the most talented and respected men in Lee’s command, began to plead for a third option.

The bloody face of death and destruction and of ongoing chaos. In all likelihood, a guerrilla war countrywide would be a combination of the two, and even at this late date would have a vast impact. B. In the end, he said “no” to guerrilla warfare, because as he reasoned, a guerrilla war would make a wasteland of everything he loved. 1. Brother would be set against brother, not just for years, but for generations, and such a war would not only destroy Virginia, but quite likely the country as well.

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