And ironic that a general, US Grant, that hated blood-shed defeated him by not backing down from horrible lose of live through out 1864.
Lee said after the war that he had searched the history of great military leaders throughout the world and found no equal to Grant.
Grant had to deal with Lincoln and Halleck as well as command four or five armies spread all over the eastern USA.
Grant admired Lee greatly.
To this day, Grant and Lee’s military genius are studied.
“The only way to whip an army is to go out and fight it.”-Hiram Ulysses Grant.
These two great men-Grant and Lee, saved the union.