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" GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday I did not intend to propose the surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to... "
The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events - Page 346
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From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

James Longstreet - United States - 1895 - 690 pages
...Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of...end. I cannot, therefore, meet you with a view to the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia ; but as far as your proposal may affect the Confederate...
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The Fifth Army Corps (Army of the Potomac): A Record of Operations During ...

William Henry Powell - United States - 1895 - 900 pages
...Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of...restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot, therefore, meet you with a...
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Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles ...

Nelson Appleton Miles, Marion Perry Maus - California Description and travel - 1896 - 590 pages
...surrender of the Army of N. Va., but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of...therefore meet you with a view to surrender the Army of N. Va., but as far as your proposal may affect the CS forces under my command and tend to the restoration...
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John Ashton: A Story of the War Between the States

Capers Dickson - United States - 1896 - 279 pages
...Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank,! do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of...restoration of peace should be the sole object of all. I desire to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot, therefore, meet you with a...
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Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction

William Conant Church - Generals - 1897 - 473 pages
...Army of Northern Virginia, but asked the terms of your proposition. To he frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of...restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot, therefore, meet you with a...
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General Grant

James Grant Wilson - Generals - 1897 - 390 pages
...be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals would tend to that end. I can not therefore meet you with a view to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia ; but so far as your proposition may affect the Confederate States forces under my command and tend to the...
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General Grant

James Grant Wilson - Generals - 1897 - 390 pages
...of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender. But as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals would tend to that end. I can not therefore meet you with a view...
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Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character

Hamlin Garland - Grant, Ulysses Simpson - 1898 - 524 pages
...not to be caught napping by Lee's second letter, in which he said, " To be frank, I don't think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army," but added that he would be pleased to meet General Grant at 10 AM Grant replied : I have no authority to...
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Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character

Hamlin Garland - 1898 - 524 pages
...not to be caught napping by Lee's second letter, in which he said, " To be frank, I don't think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army," but added that he would be pleased to meet General Grant at 10 AM Grant replied : I have no authority to...
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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
...proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of lais army ; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals would tend to that end. I cannot, therefore, meet you with a...
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