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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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Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character

Hamlin Garland - Grant, Ulysses Simpson - 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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Queen of Republics: Being a Standard History of the United States, from the ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - United States - 1899 - 936 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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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1902: Based ...

United States - 1901
...States." III. " April 8. " To Gen. RE Lcc, Commanding Confederate Statrs Army: " 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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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, Speeches in ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - Presidents - 1902 - 448 pages
...is as follows: UEN. GRANT TO HEM. MCE. April 8, 1865. Gen. RE Lee, Commanding CSA : GENERAL : Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date, asking conditions on which I will accept the sur.ender of the Army of Northern Virginia, is just received....
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869
...correspondence then ensued : April & To Gtn. RE Lee, Commanding Confederate Statei Army : 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 United States of America: A Pictorial History of the American ..., Volume 3

United States - 1906
...Grant, who without delay forwarded the following communication : " April 1, 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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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A. D. to 1906 ...

Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1906
...States." v III. " April 8. To Gen. RE Lee, Commanding Con[«l<rntc States Army: " GENERAL, — Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date, asking the conditions on which I will accept ttie surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, is just received....
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The United States of America: A Pictorial History of the American ..., Volume 3

United States - 1906
...General Grant, who without delay forwarded the following communication : "AprilZ, 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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Military Memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative

Edward Porter Alexander - Confederate States of America - 1907 - 634 pages
...inquiry as to the terms proposed. It was as follows : — "FARMVILLE, April 8, 1865. " GENERAL : Your note of last evening in reply to mine of same date,...the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia is received. In reply I would say that peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would...
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From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

James Longstreet - United States - 1908 - 698 pages
...same date, asking the conditions on which I will accept surrender * Memoirs of Robert E. Lee, AL Long. of the Army of Northern Virginia, is just received. In reply I would say that, peace being mу great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, — namely, that the men and officers...
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