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" With this high honor, devolves upon you, also, a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein trusts you, so, under God, it will sustain you. I scarcely need to add, that, with what I here speak for the nation, goes my own hearty personal concurrence. "
The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with Biographical ... - Page 338
by Robert Tomes - 1862
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LIFE AND SERVICES OF GENERAL U.S. GRANT, CONQUEROR OF THE REBELLION, AND ...

1868
...remained to be done in the great struggle. " With this high honor/' he said, " devolves upon you also a corresponding responsibility; as the country herein trusts you, so, under God, it will sustain you." A promise that the country faithfully fulfilled, and to which it is not likely now to prove recreant....
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 1

Adam Badeau - Generals - 1868
...lientenant-general in the Army of the United States. With this high honor, devolves upon you, also, a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein trusts you, so, under God, it will sustain you. * Brigadier-General Eawlins and Lientenant-Colonel Comstock. I scarcely need to add, that, with what...
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Life and Public Services of General Ulysses S. Grant: From His Boyhood to ...

Charles A. Phelps - Presidents - 1868 - 344 pages
...responsibility. As the country here intrusts you, so, under God, it will sustain you. I scarcely need add, that with what I here speak for the nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence." Gen. Grant, receiving the commission, replied,— " MR. PRESIDENT, — I accept this commission with...
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The Life and Campaigns of General U. S. Grant: From Boyhood to His ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1869 - 757 pages
...Lieutenant-General in the Army of the United States. With this high honor devolves upon you, also, a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein...nation, goes my own hearty personal concurrence." To which General Grant replied as follows : — "MR. PHESIDENT : — I accept the commission, with...
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The life and campaigns of general U.S. Grant, from boyhood to his ...

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1869 - 757 pages
...Lieutenant-General in the Army of the United States. With this high honor devolves upon you, also, a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein...nation, goes my own hearty personal concurrence." To which General Grant replied as follows : — "MR. PRESIDENT: — I accept the commission, with gratitude...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of ..., Volume 4; Volume 1864

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869
...honor devolves upon you, also, a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein trusts you, BO, under God, it will sustain you. I scarcely need to...the nation, goes my own hearty personal concurrence. To which Gon. Grant replied : MR. PRESIDBNT : I accept this commission with gratitude for the high...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1870
...Lieutenant General of the armies of the United States. With this high honor devolves upon you also a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein...trusts you, so, under God, it will sustain you. I need scarcely add that with what I here speak for the nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence."...
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History of the American Civil War

John William Draper - 1870
...responsibility. As the country herein trusts you, so, under God, it will sustain you. I need scarcely add that with what I here speak for the nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence." To this the general replied : " ME. PRESIDENT : I accept the commission with gratitude for the high...
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THE STRUGGLE OF '72, THE ISSUES AND CANDIDATES OF THE PRESENT POLITICAL CAMPAIGN

EVERETT CHAMBERLIN - 1872
...you Lieutenant-General in the army of the United States. With this high honor devolves upon you also a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein...nation, goes my own hearty personal concurrence/' To this, General Grant responded as follows: "Mr. President—I accept the commission, with gratitude...
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The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political Campaign

Everett Chamberlin - Campaign literature - 1872 - 570 pages
...you Lieutenant-General in the army of the United States. With this high honor devolves upon you also a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein...nation, goes my own hearty personal concurrence." To this, General Grant responded as follows : "Mr. President — I accept the commission, with gratitude...
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