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" General, that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself; and the whole North entertain the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South laying down their arms they will hasten that most desirable event, save... "
The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives ... - Page 347
edited by - 1868
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant: Leading Soldier of the Age ...

James Penny Boyd - Generals - 1885 - 754 pages
...yesterday received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace. The meeting proposed for to AM to-day could lead to no good I will state, however, General, that I am equally desirous for peace with yourself, FIVE FORKS AND SURRENDER. 389 and the whole North entertains the...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political ..., Volume 2

James Harrison Kennedy - Presidents - 1888 - 694 pages
...had no authority to negotiate for peace, and that, there.fore, the proposed meeting could do no good. "The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood....down their arms they will hasten that most desirable end, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed." On the...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 10

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 558 pages
...frankness, saying: "I have no anthority to treat on the subjeet of peace. The meeting proposed for 10 AM to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however,...can be had are well understood. By the South laying dowji their arms they will hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of human lives and hundreds...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1890 - 800 pages
...on the subject of peace, the meeting proposed for 10 AM to-day could lead to no good. I will ttate, however, General, that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself; and the wliole North entertain the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had r well understood....
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Dept - Confederate States of America - 1891 - 1056 pages
...is received. I have no authority to treat on the subjectof peace : the meeting proposed for lOa. m. to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however,...entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can l>e had are well understood, By the South laying down their arms they will hasten tiiat most desirable...
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The Last Four Weeks of the War

Edmund Neuson Hatcher - United States - 1891 - 436 pages
...no authority to treat on this subject of peace, the meeting proposed for ten o'clock this morning, could lead to no good. I will state, however, General,...anxious for peace with yourself; and the whole North entertain the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South...
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The History of Battery E, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery, in ...

George Lewis - Rhode Island artillery - 1892 - 666 pages
...treat on the subject of peace, the meeting proposed for ten AM to-day could lead to no good. . . . The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood....hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of lives and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. US GRANT, Lientena nt- General. During...
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Four Centuries of Progress ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - United States - 1893 - 1008 pages
...JOHN B. GORDON. As I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace, the meeting proposed for ten AM, to-day, could lead to no good. I will state, however,...anxious for peace with yourself; and the whole North entertain the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department - Confederate States of America - 1894 - 1674 pages
...yesterday is received. As I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace the meeting proposed for 10 am to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however,...anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertain the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South...
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The Life of William A. Buckingham: The War Governor of Connecticut, with a ...

Samuel Giles Buckingham - Connecticut - 1894 - 572 pages
...proposed for 10 o'clock to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however, that I am equally desirous of peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can bo had arc well understood. I'y the South laying down their arms, they would hasten that most desirable...
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