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" After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources. I need not tell the survivors of so many hard-fought battles, who have remained... "
Southern Historical Society Papers - Page 374
1889
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The Fourth Battle of Winchester: Toward a New Civil War Paradigm

Richard M. McMurry - History - 2002 - 150 pages
...Army of Northern Virginia, April 10,1865): "After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia...compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources." Since that long-ago spring, whole battalions of historians have kept themselves occupied adding details...
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And Keep Moving on: The Virginia Campaign, May-June 1864

Mark Grimsley - Technology & Engineering - 2002 - 282 pages
...Confederate, 557-58. See also Lee's Farewell Order to his troops at Appomatrox, which declared that "the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources." General Order No. 9, April 10, 1865, Wartime Papers, 934. 22. EA Pollard, The Lost Caute (New York:...
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Lee's Miserables: Life in the Army of Northern Virginia from the Wilderness ...

J. Tracy Power - History - 2002 - 488 pages
...years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude," General Orders No. 9 began, "the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources." Lee explained that he had surrendered because he saw no other alternative, expressed "an increasing...
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The Civil War on the Web: A Guide to the Very Best Sites

Alice E. Carter, Richard J. Jensen, Richard Jensen - Computers - 2003 - 235 pages
...said goodbye to his army at Appomattox: "After four years of arduous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia...compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources." Since the publication of the first edition of this book, some of the documents have been transcribed....
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The Making of Robert E. Lee

Michael Fellman - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 360 pages
...asserting, in a sentence that became legendary, "After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia...been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources."39 With such language, the goal of independence, and indeed the whole moral weight of the...
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The Rough Guide History of the USA

Greg Ward - History - 2004 - 418 pages
...Grant at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9; he accounts to his soldiers for their defeat with the words 'the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources'. Grant's terms, which extend to apply to the surrenders of Johnston's southern army to Sherman on April...
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The Chivalric Ethos and the Development of Military Professionalism

David J. B. Trim - History - 2003 - 359 pages
...in Lee's statement to the Confederate army at Appomattox, that final surrender had come only after 'The Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources,' and that 'valor and devotion could accomplish nothing that could compensate for the loss.'30 With chivalry's...
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Robert E. Lee: Legendary Commander of the Confederacy

Paul Christopher Anderson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 112 pages
...General Robert E. Lee gave a farewell address to the Army of Northern Virginia, whom he called "the brave survivors of so many hard fought battles, who have remained steadfast to the last." The version above was printed in Baltimore in 1883. way, he bowed low, giving me a charming smile of...
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Recollections and Letters

Robert E. Lee - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 405 pages
...OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, April 1o, 1865. "After four years' of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia...resources. I need not tell the survivors of so many hard-fought battles, who have remained steadfast to the last, that I have consented to this result...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...Army of Northern Virginia, April 10, 1865 After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia...compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources. 1 need not tell the brave survivors of so many hard-fought battles, who have remained steadfast to...
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