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A. P. Hill advance army artillery assault Atlanta attack bank batteries battle began bridge brigade campaign carried cavalry charge close command Confed Confederate COPYRIGHT Corps crossed defenses destroyed division Early Early's engagement entrenchments face fall Federal fell field fighting final fire flank followed forces Fort four front Grant ground guns heavy held Hill hold Hood House hundred James Johnston July June killed killed and wounded Lee's Losses miles military missing morning Mountain move movement Nashville night Northern officers passed PATRIOT PUB Petersburg photograph picture position Potomac railroad reached rear retreat REVIEW OF REVIEWS Richmond River road Second sent Sheridan Sherman side Sixth soldiers soon South Southern stand supplies surrender taken Tennessee Thomas thousand town troops turned Union valley Virginia Washington West whole Wilderness wounded
Page 15 - Lee's army will be your objective point. Wherever Lee goes, there you will go also.
Page 310 - ... the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South laying down their arms they will hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. "Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, " Very respectfully, your obedient servant, " US GRANT, Lieutenant-General USA"
Page 312 - This done, each officer and man will be allowed to return to his home, not to be disturbed by United States authority so long as they observe their paroles and the laws in force where they may reside.
Page 312 - HEAD-QUARTERS ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, " April 9, 1865. " GENERAL : " I have received your letter of this date containing the terms of the surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, as proposed by you. As they are substantially the same as those expressed in your letter of the 8th instant, they are accepted. I will proceed to designate the proper officers to carry the stipulations into effect. " RE LEE, General.
Page 312 - ... the officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the Government of the United States until properly exchanged, and each company or regimental commander to sign a like parole for the men of their commands. The arms, artillery, and public property to be parked and stacked, and turned over to the officers appointed by me to receive them. This will not embrace the side arms of the officers, nor their private horses or baggage.
Page 312 - I propose to receive the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia on the following terms, to wit: Rolls of all the officers and men to be made in duplicate. One copy to be given to an officer designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer or officers as you may designate. The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the...
Page 222 - I do not see that you can withdraw from where you are to follow Hood, without giving up all we have gained in territory. I say, then, go on as you propose.
Page 312 - Rolls of all the officers and men to be made in duplicate, one copy to be given to an officer to be designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer or officers as you may designate.
Page 126 - The whole country is one vast fort, and Johnston must have at least fifty miles of connected trenches, with abatis and finished batteries. We gain ground daily, fighting all the time. On the 21st General Stanley gained a position near the south end of Kenesaw, from...