Discussion What if you could be that proverbial fly on the wall for a single Civil War event?


Lt. Colonel
Apr 4, 2017
Denver, CO
Lincoln and Grant met in Virginia on July 31, 1864. They sailed out to sea, because of the weather and to avoid over curious eavesdroppers. A. Fox accompanied Lincoln. Grant took only John Rawlins with him. It must have been a frank and constructive meeting. Because three major and one additional significant operation followed. No one ever spoke about it publicly, so we can all conjecture about what was said.


Jun 6, 2021
Since there has never really been a totally accurate account of the meeting between Lee and Stuart, when he finally showed up at Lee's HQ on July 2nd, would be fascinating to hear what Lee actually said (and his tone of voice) to Stuart.
You took mine! I guess my second would be what Lincoln and Lorenzo discussed after they received word of Gen. Halleck's firing of Grant.

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