The Union is flying high, and even more determined than ever, after the fall of Richmond just days earlier. The Union papers boast of a great victory while the Confederacy nervously awaits the repercussions.
On the run, Lee’s army crosses the Appomattox River after refilling their rations at Farmville. With some food in their bellies, they continue to contend with the pursuing army, both tossing shell back and forth at each other.
The end of the war seems to be close at hand, and yet the next hour seems so very far away…
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