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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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Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: A History of Frederick ...

Thomas Kemp Cartmell - Berkeley County (W. Va.) - 1909 - 587 pages
...Commanding Armies of the United States." " April 8, 1865. To Genl. RE Lee, Comdg. 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 North Virginia is just rec'd. In reply,...
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Readings in American History

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1915 - 594 pages
...will offer on condition of its surrender. RE Lee, General GRANT TO LEE April 8, 1865 GENERAL: — Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date, asking conditions on which I will accept the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, is just received....
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Readings in American History

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1915 - 594 pages
...offer on condition of its surrender. RE Lee, General GRANT TO LEE April 8, 1865 GENERAL : — Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date, asking conditions on which I will accept the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, is just received....
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A History of Prince Edward County, Virginia, from Its Formation in 1753, to ...

Charles Edward Burrell - Prince Edward County (Va.) - 1922 - 408 pages
...notes read as follows: April 8, 1865. General : Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of the same date, asking the condition on which I will accept...being my great desire, there is but one condition that I would insist upon, namely, that the men and officers surrendered, shall be disqualified for...
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Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: A Biography

Henry Hollingsworth Humphreys - United States - 1924 - 335 pages
...States 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...desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, viz., that the men and officers surrendered shall be disqualified from taking up arms against the Government...
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Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: A Biography

Henry Hollingsworth Humphreys - United States - 1924 - 335 pages
...from each general. April 8, 1865. General RE Lee, Commanding Confederate States 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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Last Train South: The Flight of the Confederate Government from Richmond

James C. Clark - History - 1997 - 192 pages
...condition of its surrender.93 Grant received the reply on Saturday and immediately sent a response. Peace being my great desire there is but one condition...would insist upon, namely that the men and officers shall be disqualified from taking up arms again against the Government of the United States until properly...
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Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward ...

Edward Porter Alexander - History - 1998 - 692 pages
...Lee, 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 ',—'—>--'- -,>::c Figure 70. Capture of Ewell's Corps, 6 April 1865 Virginia, is just received....
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Lee's Aide-de-Camp

Charles Marshall - History - 2000 - 287 pages
...day Grant replied as follows : — April 9th, 1865 General 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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Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command

Douglas Southall Freeman - History - 2001 - 912 pages
...the desire to stop the flow of blood and therefore asked what terms Grant would offer. Grant replied: "Peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, namely, that the officers and men surrendered shall be disqualified for taking up arms against the government of the...
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