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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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Complete Works, Volume 10

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...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...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. GENERAL GRANT'S...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Downfall of American Slavery

Noah Brooks - 1894 - 471 pages
...responsibility. As the country here intrusts 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." General Grant accepted the commission in a few modest words expressive of appreciation of the high honor conferred...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1894 - 666 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 this I replied : " Mr. President, I accept the commission, with gratitude for the high honor conferred....
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The Fifth Army Corps (Army of the Potomac): A Record of Operations During ...

William Henry Powell - United States - 1895 - 900 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...the Nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence." To this General Grant replied : " MR. PRESIDENT : I accept the commission, with gratitude for the high...
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Words of Lincoln: Including Several Hundred Opinions of His Life and ...

Abraham Lincoln - Quotations - 1895 - 221 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." Some of the grandest flights of oratory the world has ever witnessed have been manifested on the great...
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The Fifth Army Corps (Army of the Potomac): A Record of Operations During ...

William Henry Powell - United States - 1896 - 900 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...sustain you. I scarcely need to add that with what 1 here speak for the Nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence." To this General Grant replied...
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The Boys of '61: Or, Four Years of Fighting

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1896 - 572 pages
...corresponding responsibility. As the country trusts in 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." LIEUTENANT -OENERAL US GRANT. Mr. Lincoln spoke with trembling lips. responsibilities now devolving...
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Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction

William Conant Church - Generals - 1897 - 473 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...the nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence." To which General Grant replied : 1864J Genesis of a Great Soldier. 223 " MR. PRESIDENT : I accept the...
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General Grant

James Grant Wilson - Generals - 1897 - 390 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...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." To which Grant...
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General Grant

James Grant Wilson - Generals - 1897 - 390 pages
...responsibility. As the country herein trusts 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." To which Grant replied: "Mr. President, I accept the commission with gratitude for the high honor conferred....
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