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This article presents a letter from W.H. Pleasants, Mayor of Louisburg at the end of the Civil War, to General W.T. Sherman. Two men, Ellis Malone and Jones Fuller, were selected by the Louisburg Board of Commissioners to go to Raleigh and deliver the letter. They received Sherman's reply which is also printed in this article.
This article includes a reproduction of entries from Anna Long Thomas Fuller's diary from April 15 to May 2, 1865, that describe the surrender of Louisburg. Fuller was the wife of Jones Fuller and mother to poet and author, Edwin Wiley Fuller, and Anna. R. Fuller Malone.