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" ... for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and resources were not more than balanced by these disadvantages and the enemy's superior position. "
Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of ... - Page 658
1866
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Isaac Newton Arnold - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 471 pages
...support of their armies. It was a question whether our 1. McPber*on's History of the Rebellion, p. 5. numerical strength and resources were not more than...the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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General Lee, His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865: With Personal Reminiscences

Walter Herron Taylor - History - 1994 - 314 pages
...against General Lee. His plan is thus succinctly stated in his official report, written in July, 1865: From the first I was firm in the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, b.oth North and South, until the military power...
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Forgotten Valor: The Memoirs, Journals, & Civil War Letters of Orlando B ...

Orlando B. Willcox - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 720 pages
...charged with relying on "brute force." But his genius was that of common sense. In his report he said: From the first, I was firm in the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, 2. The foregoing introduction to this chapter...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...inactivity on our part, to go to their homes and do the work of producing, for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

Alice Fahs, Joan Waugh - History - 2004 - 286 pages
...people. he wrote. were sick and tired of the war. "It was a question." Grant reminded his readers. "whether our numerical strength and resources were not more than balanced by these d1sadvantages and the enemy's superior position."28 Presaging his later criticisms of the "marble man."...
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 544 pages
...inactivity on our part, to go to their homes and do the work of producing, for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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