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Richmond Falls

At long last, the Confederate capital falls into Union hands.

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The Army of Northern Virginia’s Last Attack

The last offensive action of the renowned Army of Northern Virginia fails at Fort Stedman.

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Johnston and Sherman Battle in North Carolina

Joseph Johnston and William Sherman face off for the last time at the Battle of Bentonville.

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African-American Confederates

In the desperate last days of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis eventually follows the advice of General Patrick Cleburne and signs a law allowing African-Americans to serve as soldiers in the Confederate Army.

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