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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 Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

Alice Fahs, Joan Waugh - History - 2004 - 286 pages
...factors in requir1ng Confederate surrender "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."2 In letters to Jubal Early and other former lieutenants shordy after the war. Lee stressed...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 3

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 716 pages
...to yield to overwhelm1ng numbers and resources. 1 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 from no d1strust of them ; but. feeling that valor and devotion could accomplish nothing that could compensate...
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The Ongoing Civil War: New Versions of Old Stories

Herman Hattaway, Ethan Sepp Rafuse - History - 2004 - 164 pages
...closing of a brief but illustrious history, "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."26 It took almost forty years and cost more than $2.8 million, but the Official Records...
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Where the Southern Cross the Yellow Dog: On Writers and Writing

Louis Decimus Rubin - History - 2005 - 144 pages
...masculine pronoun to indicate the third-person hypothetical singular. To echo General Lee's Farewell Order, "I need not tell the survivors of so many hard fought...consented to this result from no distrust of them." As noted herein, the novelist Stendhal liked to dedicate his work to what he termed "The Happy Few,"...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 pages
...NORTHERN VIRGINIA, GENERAL ORDER, No. 9 — 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 Art of Surrender: Decomposing Sovereignty at Conflict's End

Robin Wagner-Pacifici - History - 2005 - 210 pages
...Robert E. Lee's "General Orders Number 9": After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia...overwhelming numbers and resources. I need not tell the brave survivors of so many hard fought battles, who have remained steadfast to the last, that I have...
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The Limits of Law

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, Martha Merrill Umphrey - Law - 2005 - 321 pages
...Robert E. Lee's "General Orders Number 9": After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia...overwhelming numbers and resources. I need not tell the brave survivors of so many hard fought battles, who have remained steadfast to the last, that I have...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...order No. 9, RE Lee's farewell to his army: "After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia...to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources...! earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you his blessing and protection. With an unceasing...
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Primary Source Fluency Activities: Expanding & Preserving the Union

Wendy Conklin - Education - 2005 - 192 pages
...Lee •'I-!' W•<8~:. ••••'•< 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. l need not tell the survivors of so many hard-fought battles who have remained steadfast to the last...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...order No. 9, RE Lee's farewell to his army: "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...I earnestly pray that a merciful God will extend to you his blessing and protection. With...
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