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" 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
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Mohun; or, The last days of Lee and his paladins

John Esten Cooke - 1869 - 536 pages
...had opened the correspondence. " The result of the last week must convince General Lee," he wrote, " of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the army of Northern Virginia." He therefore "asked the surrender" of that army to prevent bloodshed. Lee had written in reply, requesting...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of ..., Volume 5; Volume 1865

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869 - 876 pages
...GKKKBAL: — 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 reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and therefore, before considering your...
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The life and campaigns of general U.S. Grant, from boyhood to his ...

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1869 - 820 pages
...GENERAL : — I have received your note of this date. Though not entirely of the opinion yon 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...
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The Life and Campaigns of General U. S. Grant: From Boyhood to His ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1869 - 794 pages
...Lieutenant-General. 85 GENEBAL GBANT TO GENEBAL LBB. April 7, ISffli General RE LEE, Commander CSA : — GENERAL : — The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessuess of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 13; Volume 35

Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder - American literature - 1888 - 992 pages
..." 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...
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History of the American Civil War, Volume 3

John William Draper - United States - 1870 - 708 pages
...pain of making the proposition. He had dispatched to him the following letter : "April 7th, 1865. " GENERAL, — The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of farther resistance on the part of the Grant asks the sur- . „ , _. , T7_. ... , . , T r i render...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Freed persons - 1871 - 670 pages
...Correspondence between General Grant and General Lee. APRIL 7, 1865. Gon. RE LEE, Commanding CSA : July. Whereas pf any further effusion of blood, by asking of yoi1 the surren 1er of that portion of the Confederate...
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A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee

John Esten Cooke - Generals - 1871 - 690 pages
...1865. GENERAL : I have received your note of this day. Though not entirely of 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...
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The Early Life, Campaigns, and Public Services of Robert E. Lee: With a ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1871 - 936 pages
...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 reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and, therefore, before considering your...
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Republicanism in America: A History of the Colonial and Republican ...

Rolander Guy McClellan - United States - 1872 - 744 pages
...surrender of Lee and his entire army. "April 7th. "GEN. RE LEE, Commander Confederate States Armies: "General — The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on tbe part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is BO, and regard it as...
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