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" GENERAL :—Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date, asking the condition on which I will accept the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, is just received. In reply, I would say, that peace being my great desire, there is but one... "
The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events - Page 346
edited by - 1868
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The Life and Campaigns of General Lee

Edward Lee Childe - 1875 - 336 pages
...himself and his enemies. General Grant answered this note :— " April 8th, 1865. "GENERAL, " Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date, asking the conditions on which I will accept the surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, is just received....
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Stories, Sketches and Speeches of General Grant at Home and Abroad: In Peace ...

James Baird McClure - 1879 - 208 pages
...Lee as follows: APRIL 8, 1865. GENERAL: — Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of Fame dale, asking the condition on which I will accept the surrender...that peace being my great desire, there is but one conditijn I would insist upon; namely, that the men and officers surrendered shall be disqualified...
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Papers of the Historical Society of Delaware, Issues 1-5

Historical Society of Delaware - Delaware - 1879
...' GENERAL, — Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of the same date, asking the conditions on which I will accept the surrender of the Army of...Virginia, is just received. In reply I would say that/ being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, — namely, that the men and...
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History of the Twenty-first Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, in the War ...

Charles Folsom Walcott - Massachusetts - 1882 - 502 pages
...column, having sent the following reply to Lee's communication : — April S, 1865. GENERAL : Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date,...Virginia, is just received. In reply, I would say that pence being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, namely : that the men...
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 3

Adam Badeau - United States - 1882
...early on the morning of the 8th, while he was still at Farmville, and he immediately replied: " Your note of last evening in reply to mine of same date, asking the conditions on which I will accept the surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, is just received....
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The Virginia Campaign of '64 and '65: The Army of the Potomac and ..., Volume 12

Andrew Atkinson Humphreys - United States - 1883 - 451 pages
...its surrender. RE LEE, General. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL US GBANT. No. 3. April 8, 1865. GENBBAL — Your note of last evening in reply to mine of same date,...will accept the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia ia just received. In reply. I would say that peace being my great desire, there is but one...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
...1865. " GENERAL — Your note of last evening in answer to mine of same date, asking on what terms I will accept the surrender of the Army of Northern...upon, namely, that the men and officers surrendered shHll be disqualified from taking up arms against the government of the United States until properly...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
...1865. " GEVERAL — Your note of last evening in answer to mine of same date, asking on what terms I will accept the surrender of the Army of Northern...desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, mimely, that the men and officers surrendered shall be disqualified from taking up arms against the...
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History of the First Regiment, Delaware Volunteers, from the Commencement of ...

William P. Seville - Delaware - 1884 - 163 pages
...' GENERAL, — Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of the same date, asking the conditions on which I will accept the surrender of the Army of...Northern Virginia, is just received. In reply I would say that/^a being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, — namely, that the...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 2

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1885 - 1231 pages
...LIEUTENANT-GENERAL US GRANT." To this I immediately replied : "April 8, 1865. " GENERAL : — Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date,...Virginia, is just received. In reply, I would say, thatfface being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon — namely. That the...
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