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GRANT, Ulysses S. Autograph letter signed ("U. S. Grant"), as Lt. General, to Coppie(?), City Point, Virginia,1 March 1865. 2½ pages, 8vo, stationery of Headquarters Armies of the United States, tipped to another sheet.
GRANT, Ulysses S. Autograph letter signed ("U. S. Grant"), as Lt. General, to Coppie(?), City Point, Virginia,1 March 1865. 2½ pages, 8vo, stationery of Headquarters Armies of the United States, tipped to another sheet.
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GRANT, Ulysses S. Autograph letter signed ("U. S. Grant"), as Lt. General, to Coppie(?), City Point, Virginia,1 March 1865. 2½ pages, 8vo, stationery of Headquarters Armies of the United States, tipped to another sheet.

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GRANT, Ulysses S. Autograph letter signed ("U. S. Grant"), as Lt. General, to Coppie(?), City Point, Virginia,1 March 1865. 2½ pages, 8vo, stationery of Headquarters Armies of the United States, tipped to another sheet.

GETTING THE POWS HOME IN THE FINAL MONTH OF THE WAR

Grant, eager for the bloodletting to stop, assures an anxious uncle about the fate of his captive nephew, and details the protocols in place for the smooth exchange of prisoners between North and South: "I instructed the Asst. Agt. of Ex. (Assistant Agent for Prisoner Exchanges) to make an effort to get young Whiting released at once. If he is where Richmond Authorities can reach him I have no doubt about his immediate release. Under any circumstances all prisoners in the South will be released as rapidly as possible. To facilitate this matter I have agreed to receive our prisoners at Wilmington, Mobile, on the Miss. River and at Eastport, Miss. The Rebel Agt. of Exchange was glad to avail himself of this opportunity and immediately sent out orders to all prisoners in the South to deliver their charges at the most convenient of the above places. I think you need not entertain any fears about the early release of your Nephew." A fine, late war letter.

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