By Professor William B. Gould IV


Selection from the diary, April 15, 1865.
This page contains WBG's April 15, 1865 entry: " the Harbor of Cadiz…On my return on board I heard the Glad Tidings that the Stars and Stripe[s] had been planted over the Capital of the D—nd Confederacy by the invincible Grant. While we honor the living soldiers who have done so much we must not forget to whisper for fear of disturbeing the Glorious sleep of the ma[ny] who have fallen. Mayrters to the cau[se] of Right and Equality." To view a close-up of this photo, click here. (Photo by Steve Gladfelter, 2002)