The battle of Jericho ended when God brought the walls of the fortified city down after nearly seven days under an unusual Israelite siege. Then, there was great carnage as the soldiers of Israel cut down young and old. It's disturbing.
Robert E. Lee, commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, saw the end in sight. He had struggled for years to lead his men to victory – but facing an enemy with greater numbers, better weaponry, and seemingly unlimited funds had taken its toll on his army.