From the Richmond Whig, 4/7/1865

THE LAST REBEL AND THE FIRST UNION ENTRY. - The register of the Spotswood Hotel, under date of Sunday, April 2d, bears this entry, the last ever made while Richmond was in Confederate possession: "Major George M. Emack, 1st Maryland (Rebel) Cavalry;" and opposite in the clerk's hand, is written, "No Stay," which is significant. The first on the opposite page, under date of Monday, April 3d, is registered the name of "E. F. Dodge, Surgeon 19th Wisconsin Regiment." The two names, as entered, may be said to represent the Alpha and Omega of the several causes - the beginning and the end.

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