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Gen. Lee's Last Serenade

Date: 1865 - 1881 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fe
Newspaper article titled "Gen. Lee's Last Serenade" written by E. B. Neave, Leader of the Fourth North Carolina Band, for the News-Observer Chronicle. It amends an earlier article and discusses the time when the band played for General Robert E. Lee right before they left Appomattox to return home. Date approximated. From the papers of Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a lawyer from Washington, N.C. who fought in the Civil War and later represented Beaufort County in the North Carolina General Assembly. more...