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" You will take with you the satisfaction that proceeds from the consciousness of duty faithfully performed ; and I earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. With an unceasing admiration of your constancy and devotion... "
Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing ... - Page 428
1871
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The Civil War from a Southern Standpoint

William Robertson Garrett, Robert Ambrose Halley - Confederate States of America - 1905 - 553 pages
...performed ; and I earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. 479 " With an unceasing admiration of your constancy and...consideration of myself, I bid you an affectionate farewell. " RE LEE, General" The last parade was on April 12th, when the troops marched by divisions to the designated...
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Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse

William Peterfield Trent - American literature - 1905 - 524 pages
...earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. With an increasing admiration of your constancy and devotion to your...consideration of myself, I bid you an affectionate farewell. " RE LEE, Genera/." 1 General Stuart was mortally wounded at Yellow Tavern, and died in Richmond, June...
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Life and Letters of Robert Edward Lee: Soldier and Man

John William Jones - Confederate States of America - 1906 - 486 pages
...consciousness of duty faithfully performed; and I earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. With an unceasing admiration...consideration of myself, I bid you an affectionate farewell. (Signed.) RE LEE, General. The spirit of the private soldiers may be illustrated by one of .many similar...
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General Lee: His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865

Walter Herron Taylor - United States - 1906 - 314 pages
...consciousness of duty faithfully performed, and I earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. With an unceasing admiration...kind and generous consideration of myself, I bid you all an affectionate farewell. EE LEE, General. Rations were at once issued to the Confederate troops...
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Life of Robert Edward Lee

Henry Elliot Shepherd - 1906 - 280 pages
...earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. With an increasing admiration of your constancy and devotion to your...consideration of myself, I bid you an affectionate farewell. "RE LEE, "General." At the time of his surrender Lee was fifty-eight years of age. As a brilliant refutation...
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A Conspectus of American Biography: Being an Analytical Summary of ..., Volume 1

United States - 1906 - 752 pages
...performed; and I earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. With Ian unceasing admiration of your constancy and devotion...of your kind and generous consideration of myself, 1 bid you an affectionate farewell. (From his farewell address, April 9, 1SG5.) LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. II,...
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1906, Volume 5

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1906
...unceasing admiration of your " (Signed) constancy and devotion to your country, "JOHN GUIDON, Major-General and a grateful remembrance of your kind and generous consideration of myself, I bid vou an affectionate farewell. "RE LEE, General." At the final act of surrender, General Lee was not...
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Robert E. Lee, the Southerner

Thomas Nelson Page - Confederate States of America - 1908 - 312 pages
...consciousness of duty faithfully performed; and I earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. With an unceasing admiration...consideration of myself, I bid you an affectionate farewell." "We are conscious that we have humbly tried to do our duty," he said, a year or more after the war,...
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The History of the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia

Silvanus Jackson Quinn - Associations, institutions, etc - 1908 - 349 pages
...consciousness of duty faithfully performed, and I earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you his blessing and protection. With an unceasing admiration...kind and generous consideration of myself, I bid you all an affectionate farewell. RE LEE, General. turers. The trade of the town was conducted, to a considerable...
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Little Masterpieces of Autobiography, Volume 2

George Iles - 1908
...earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you His blessing and protection. With an increasing admiration of your constancy and devotion to your...consideration of myself, I bid you an affectionate farewell. RE LEE, General. THE FATHER OF A CARELESS STUDENT [As president of Washington College, General Lee...
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