Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" April 7, 1865 GENERAL : — I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining the opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia... "
The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives ... - Page 346
edited by - 1868
Full view - About this book

Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

David Herbert Donald, Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 462 pages
...1865. General: I have received your note of this date. Though not entirely of the opinion you express of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the army of Northern Virginia, I recip- 233 rocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and therefore, before considering...
Limited preview - About this book

Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 2006 - 896 pages
...General-in-Chief, there being " no relaxation in the pursuit :" April 7th, 1865. Gen. RE Lee, Commanding CSA : GENERAL : The result of the last week must convince...Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is BO, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility of any further effusion of blood,...
Limited preview - About this book

Generals in Blue and Gray, Volume 1

Wilmer L. Jones - History - 2006 - 392 pages
...Grant's note: "Genl: I have read your note this date. Though not entertaining the opinion you expressed of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia — I reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and therefore before considering...
Limited preview - About this book

Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 545 pages
..."GENERAL:— I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining the opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, I reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and therefore, before considering your...
Limited preview - About this book

This Astounding Close: The Road to Bennett Place

Mark L. Bradley - History - 2006 - 438 pages
...replied: "I have received your note of this day. Though not entertaining the opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, I reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and therefore before considering your...
Limited preview - About this book

General Ulysses S. Grant: The Soldier and the Man

Edward G. Longacre - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 380 pages
...Amelia Court House, Grant at 5:00 PM on April 7 sent through the lines a letter that began: "The results of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance." The balance of the letter called on Lee to lay down his arms and avoid "any further effusion of blood."...
Limited preview - About this book

Surrender at Appomattox

Andrew Santella - 2006 - 50 pages
...without fear of being attacked. Grant had written Lee a note urging him to surrender. "The results of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance," Grant wrote. He asked Lee "to GRANT. RICHMOND VICTORY! H Cnico Annj in U>t IlW 0-0 1} JJ Headlines...
Limited preview - About this book

Convergence

Thomas Settimi - 2007 - 350 pages
...US GENERAL: I HAVE RECEIVED YOUR NOTE OF THIS DATE. THOUGH NOT ENTERTAINING THE OPINION YOU EXPRESS OF THE HOPELESSNESS OF FURTHER RESISTANCE ON THE PART OF THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, I RECIPROCATE YOUR DESIRE TO AVOID USELESS EFFUSION OF BLOOD, AND THEREFORE, BEFORE CONSIDERING YOUR...
Limited preview - About this book

General Lee's Army: From Victory to Collapse

Joseph Glatthaar - History - 2008 - 624 pages
...7, Grant made an overture to Lee for the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, suggesting that "the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance." Lee thought it was premature, but asked what terms Grant would offer. The Union army commander replied...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF