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April 9 Historical Significance

Thursday, April 10th, 2003 · No Comments

As the statue of Saddam Hussein was symbolically pulled down yesterday, the mainstream media didn’t seem to pick up on the historic significance of the date, April 9. On the same day in 1865, Robert E. Lee surrended to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, Virginia to end the Civil War, in which 140,000 men died in battle.

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