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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
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Four Centuries of Progress ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - United States - 1893 - 923 pages
...replied as follows : "April 8th, 1865. " GENERAL : Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of the same date, asking the condition on which I will accept...received. In reply, I would say that peace being my first desire, there is but one condition that I insist upon, viz. : That the men surrendered shall...
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A History of the Army of the Potomac

James Henry Stine - United States - 1893 - 752 pages
...GRANT. As yet Lee hoped to escape. Grant sent the following reply : April 8, 1865. GENERAL : — Your note of last evening in reply to mine of same date,...condition on which I will accept the surrender of theArmyof Northern Virginia is justreceived. In reply, I would say that peace being my great desire,...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - Confederate States of America - 1894
...Officer. EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary of War. APRIL 8, 1865. General RE LEE, Commanding 0. 8. Army: GENERAL : Tour note of last evening, in reply to mine...Army of Northern Virginia, is just received. In reply 1 would say that, peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, viz,...
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The Life of William A. Buckingham: The War Governor of Connecticut, with a ...

Samuel Giles Buckingham - Connecticut - 1894 - 537 pages
...Commanding C. 8. A. : 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 ponce being my groat desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, namely, that the men and...
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Appomattox: An Address Delivered Before the Society of the Army and Navy of ...

Charles Marshall - Appomattox Campaign, 1865 - 1894 - 22 pages
...day General Grant replied as follows :— April 8, 1865. Gen. RE Lee, Commanding CSA : 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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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - Confederate States of America - 1894
...surrender. RE LEE, General. To this I immediately replied: APRIL 8, 18S5. General RE LEE : GENERAL: Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date, asking th« condition on which I will accept the surrender of thr Army of Northern Virginia, is just received....
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John Ashton: A Story of the War Between the States

Capers Dickson - United States - 1896 - 279 pages
...Farmville, and immediately replied as follows: "April 8th, 1865. "GENERAL RE LEE, "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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General Grant

James Grant Wilson - Generals - 1897 - 390 pages
...Confederate States Armies: 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...received. In reply I would say that peace being my first desire there is but one condition that I insist upon, viz. : That the men surrendered shall be...
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Campaigning with Grant

Horace Porter - Etats-Unis - 1897 - 546 pages
...Commanding CSA : 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 would say that, peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon— namely,...
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Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character

Hamlin Garland - 1898 - 524 pages
...decide upon terms. To his letter Grant replied, while still at Farmville: " Peace being my greatest desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon ; namely, that men and officers surrendered shall be disqualified from taking up arms against the United States until...
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