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" The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility of any further... "
The Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. U. S. Grant, from His Boyhood to the ... - Page 538
by Phineas Camp Headley - 1866 - 720 pages
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...thoroughly familiar with the harrowing details of war.' "— Army of ik» Potomac," p. 613. lessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern...terms you will offer, on condition of its surrender." To this Grant immediately replied : — " GENERAL : Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...GI.KRAL— I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining tho opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, 1 reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and, therefore, before considering your...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes - United States - 1862
..."Apnll. " GENERAL RE LEE, Commander CSA — " GENERAL : The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...the following letter : " APRIL 7, 1865. " GENERAL — The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so; and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...received your note of this date. Though not entirely of the opinion you express of the hopelessness of the further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern...to avoid useless effusion of blood, and, therefore, considering your proposition, ask tho terms you will offer on condition of its surrender. It. E. LEE,...
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Illustrated Life, Campaigns and Public Services of Lieut. General Grant ...

United States - 1865 - 257 pages
...April 7, 1865. GKNERAL RE LEE, Commander GSA: GENERAL : The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it ia so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...April 7th, 1865. Gen. RE Lee, Commanding CSA : GENERAL : The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility...
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John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the ..., Volume 9

Cassell, ltd - 1865
...head-quarters coached in the following terms : — " General, — The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so ; and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility...
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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 2

Thomas Mears Eddy - Illinois - 1866
...following letter : " APRIL 7, 1865. " ( I xs Km L, : — The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 31

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1865
...Army of Northern Yir¿nuia." To this Lee replied, that while he was not entirely of Grant's opinion of the ''hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, " he reciprocated the desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and asked the terms which would be...
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