Description: "Birthplace of Unity between North and South, Bennett Place near Durham, N.C." In April 1865, Generals Sherman and Johnston negotiated the largest Confederate troop surrender of the Civil War at Bennitt farm, three miles west of Durham Station. The photograph reproduced in this postcard was taken around 1905. North Carolina News Company, Durham, NC.
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Printed text: In April, 1865, in this log cabin known as the Bennett Place, near Durham's Station, there occurred one of the most historic events in the history of our nation. Gen. Johnston, commander of the Confederate armies met here with Gen. sherman, commander of the Federal armies, where terms of peace were accepted by both sides to end the Civil War. Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T. Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.)
Filename: JS066 - JS066b