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Civil War - 1865
February 3, 1865 Alexander Stephens, as Vice President of the Confederate States of America holds a conference with Abraham Lincoln on a ship off the coast of Virginia regarding the end of the Civil War.
  Alexander Stephens
  Civil War - 1865
April 16, 1865 Wilson's Federal cavalry captures Columbus and West Point
  Civil War - 1865
  Columbus, Georgia
April 18, 1865 Confederate Powder Works in Augusta ceases operation
  City of Augusta, Georgia
  Civil War - 1865
April 19, 1865 Skirmish at Barnesville
  Civil War - 1865
April 27, 1865 Steamship Sultana exploded about ten miles north of Memphis, Tennessee. Many of the dead had survived horrible conditions at Georgia's Andersonville Prison and were returning home.
  Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia
  Civil War - 1865
May 10, 1865 Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis is captured in southwest Georgia near Irwinville
  Jefferson Davis
  Civil War - 1865
May 12, 1865 General William Tatum Wofford surrenders the last organized group of Confederate soldiers east of the Mississippi at Kingston, Georgia
  William Tatum Wofford
  Civil War - 1865






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