• On May 11, 1865, Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy, was arrested in Crawfordville, Georgia.¬†When informed that he was to be taken to Fort Warren, he remembered that among prisoners, Fort Warren enjoyed a relatively...

  • On this day in 1865, Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department was surrendered (without his knowledge, though he accepted the terms one week later).

    Terms of military convention entered into...