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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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Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character

Hamlin Garland - 1898 - 524 pages
...you lieutenantgeneral in the army of the United States. With this high honor devolves upon you, also, a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein...I scarcely need to add that with what I here speak goes my own hearty concurrence." General Grant's reply was equally simple, but his hands shook, and...
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Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character

Hamlin Garland - Grant, Ulysses Simpson - 1898 - 524 pages
...you lieutenantgeneral in the army of the United States. With this high honor devolves upon you, also, a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein...I scarcely need to add that with what I here speak goes my own hearty concurrence." General Grant's reply was equally simple, but his hands shook, and...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 ...

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1899
...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...here speak for the nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence."1 Grant replied: "Mr. President, I accept this commission with gratitude for the high...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850: 1862-1864

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1899
...honor devolves upon you also a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein trusts you, aO, under God, it will sustain you. I scarcely need to...here speak for the nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence."1 Grant replied: "Mr. President, I accept this commission with gratitude for the high...
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The Thirty-sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry ...: An Authentic Record of ...

James Madison Aubery - United States - 1900 - 430 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 which the general replied: "Mr. President : I accept this commission with gratitude for the high...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Walter Allen - Presidents - 1901 - 153 pages
...lieutenant-general in the army of the United States. With the high honor, devolves on you an additional responsibility. As the country herein trusts you,...my own hearty personal concurrence." General Grant made the following re"Ms. PRESIDENT, — I accept the commission with gratitude for the high honor...
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The American Hall of Fame: Famous Americans, Their Portraits, Biographies ...

Marshall Everett - United States - 1901 - 394 pages
...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." The words were spoken with trembling lips, so deep the feeling of Mr. Lincoln. "Mr. President," General...
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American Leaders and Heroes: A Preliminary Text-book in United States History

Wilbur Fisk Gordy - Indiana - 1901 - 329 pages
...Northern forces. In presenting the new commission, Lincoln addressed General Grant in these words : " As the country herein trusts you, so, under God, it will sustain you." General Grant made answer : " I feel the full weight of the responsibilities now devolving upon me...
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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln: Condensed from Nicolay and Hay's Abraham ...

John George Nicolay - 1902 - 578 pages
...Lieutenant-General in the Army of the United States. With this high honor devolves upon 393 you, also, a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein...goes my own hearty personal concurrence." General Grant's reply was modest and also very brief : "Mr. President, I accept this commission with gratitude...
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Abraham Lincoln: With Twenty-four Illustrations

William Eleroy Curtis - 1902 - 397 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...the nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence." The general had written his speech on half of a sheet of note-paper, in lead-pencil, but when he came...
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