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" GENERAL: — I received, at a late hour, your note of today. In mine of yesterday I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. "
General Lee - Page 390
by Fitzhugh Lee - 1894 - 433 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 110

American literature - 1912
...till he was forced to do so, — he lay down on the sofa again. Here is the letter. April 8, 1865. GENERAL, — I received at a late hour your note of...Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army, but, as the...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...following communication from General Lee : " ' April 8, 1885. •' ' GEXFIUI/— I received at a lato hoar your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday I did not Intend to propose the surrender of tho Army of Northern Virginia, but lo usk the terms of your proposition. To bo frank, I do not think...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes - United States - 1862
...obedient servant, "US GRANT, Lieutenant-General Commanding Armies of the United States." " AprU 8. ' ' GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day in answer to mine of yesterday. the result of which was that, on the April 9th, General Lee requested...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...following response to Grant's later overture : "APRIL 8, 1885. " GENERAL — I received at a late honr including the military and naval authorities thereof,..."And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be frank, / do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army ; but, as...
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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 2

Thomas Mears Eddy - Illinois - 1866
...resolved upon a charge of massed infantry. He sent General Grant the following note : "APRIL 8, 1865. " GENERAL : — I received at a late hour your note...Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army ; but as the...
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Illustrated Life, Campaigns and Public Services of Lieut. General Grant ...

United States - 1865 - 257 pages
...Lieutenant-Gen. Commanding Armies of the United States. IV. GENERAL LEE TO GENERAL GRANT. April 8, 1865. GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day in answer to mine of yesterday. I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia,...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...respectfully, your obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. tIEN. LEE TO GEN. GRANT. April 8, 1865. GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day, in answer to mine of yesterday. I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia,...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close, Giving ...

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...GRAST, " Lieutenant- General Commanding ft« Armirs of the United States." IV. LEE TO GENERAL GRAKT. ver, general, that I am equally anxious for peace with yoursel answer to mice of yesterday. " I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virgin«,...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...respectfully, your obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. GEN. LEE TO GEN. GRANT. April 8, 1865. GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day, in answer to mine of yesterday. I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia,...
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Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac: A Critical History of Operations in ...

William Swinton - United States - 1866 - 640 pages
...the best face on matters, with a kind of grim humor, wrote, but flying as he wrote : APRIL 8, 1865. GENERAL : — I received at a late hour your note...Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, / do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the rurrender of this army ; but, as...
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