Image ID
ICHi-030836
Headline
April 7, 1865 dispatch from Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses S. Grant
Date Created
April 7, 1865
Creator
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Creator Role
author
Artwork/Object Depicted
manuscripts (document genre)
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-030836
Inventory Number
x.2205.2004; AHD398
Funding Note
John and Jeanne Rowe Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln Collection, patron
Max Pixels - Height
5815
Max Pixels - Width
4619
KEYWORDS
correspondence
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
United States. Army
United States. Civil War, 1861-1865
Lincoln at 200
Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885
letters
A House Divided
AHD398
i030836
i30836
ICHi-30836
april 7 1865 dispatch from abraham lincoln to ulysses s grant

Dispatch from Abraham Lincoln to General Ulysses S. Grant, April 7, 1865. When Lincoln heard from General Philip H. Sheridan that the end was near, he sent Grant a brief directive: Gen. Sheridan says If the thing is pressed, I think Lee will surrender. Let the thing be pressed.

Dispatch from Abraham Lincoln to General Ulysses S. Grant, April 7, 1865. When Lincoln heard from General Philip H. Sheridan that the end was near, he sent Grant a brief directive: Gen. Sheridan says If the thing is pressed, I think Lee will surrender. Let the thing be pressed.

5/14/2004