Lee was covered under the surrender agreement at Appromatox. Unless he violated the terms of parole, he could not be tried. Grant made that point, to the extent necessary.
Lee did apply for a pardon, which admitted guilt.
posted on 01/28/2013 12:52:20 PM PST
(Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
What does that have to do with Lincoln getting his brains blown out?
posted on 01/28/2013 3:23:29 PM PST
( .223, .224, whatever it takes....)
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