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" General: I received at a late hour your note of to-day. 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. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to... "
The Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the ... - Page 556
by United States. President - 1866
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 3

Adam Badeau - United States - 1882
...unable to sleep from pain, he received the following communication from Lee. " April 8th : I received at a late hour your note of today. In mine of yesterday,...emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of thw army; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether...
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Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac: A Critical History of Operations in ...

William Swinton - United States - 1882 - 660 pages
...wrote, but flying as he wrote : APRIL 8, 18(5. ( : i :N ri; \ i. :— I received at a late hoar yonr note of today. In mine of yesterday I did not intend...to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, / do not think the emergency hat ariten to call for the turrender of thu army ; but, as the restoration...
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The Virginia Campaign of '64 and '65: The Army of the Potomac and ..., Volume 12

Andrew Atkinson Humphreys - United States - 1883 - 451 pages
...4. April 8, 1865. GENERAL — I received at a lafe hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday 1 did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army...this army, but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposils would lead to that end. I cannot,...
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The Virginia Campaign of '64 and '65: The Army of the Potomac and the Army ...

Andrew Atkinson Humphreys - United States - 1883 - 451 pages
...GENERAL EE LEE. No. 4. GENERAL—I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday 1 did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army...of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your propositi in. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this...
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History of the First Regiment, Delaware Volunteers, from the Commencement of ...

William P. Seville - Delaware - 1884 - 163 pages
...received the following communication from General Lee : " 'April 8, 1865. " ' GENERAL, — I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday...this army, but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposal would lead to that end. I cannot,...
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The War of the Rebellion: With a Full and Critical History of the First ...

Theodore Burr Gates - United States - 1884 - 627 pages
...escape. His reply was couched in the following diplomatic language : " General : — I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday...this army ; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot,...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Maltby - Presidents - 1884 - 318 pages
...before, the following reply to General Grant's last note : " April 8, 1865. " GENERAL — I received, at a late hour, your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday,...this army, but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot,...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
..."Lieutenant-General." "APRIL, 8, 1865. "GENERAL — I received, at a late hour, your note of to day. In mine, of yesterday, I did not intend to propose...this army; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I can not,...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 2

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1885 - 1231 pages
...received the following communication from General Lee: "April 8, 1865. " GENERAL :— I received, at a late hour, your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday...this army ; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot,...
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From the tannery to the White house. Story of the life of Ulysses S. Grant

William Makepeace Thayer - 1885
...General Grant." On the day previous, Lee wrote to Grant as follows :— " GENERAL,—I received, at a late hour, your note of to-day In mine of yesterday...this army ; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot,...
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