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  1. Bertha Ruhl, known across the South as “Madame Ruhl”, was the choir director and soloist of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond and was present on April 2, 1865, when a messenger from General Lee delivered a note to Jefferson Davis telling him that Grant’s army had broken his lines at Petersburg and that the capital should be evacuated.

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