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" I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains 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 thousands of... "
Abraham Lincoln: A History - Page 192
by John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
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On the Trail of Grant and Lee: A Narrative History of the Boyhood and ...

Frederick Trevor Hill - 1911 - 305 pages
...North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood, . . . Seriously hoping that all our difficulties may be...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., "US GRANT, "Lt. General." The courier bearing this message dashed off and disappeared and the chase...
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The Photographic History of the Civil War: The decisive battles

Francis Trevelyan Miller - United States - 1911
...event, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc." There remained for Lee the bare possibility, by desperate fighting, of breaking through the Federal...
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The Photographic History of the Civil War: The decisive battles

Francis Trevelyan Miller - United States - 1911
...lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Sincerely hoping that all our dinMculties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc." There remained for Lee the bare possibility, by desperate fighting, of breaking through the Federal...
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The Novels, Stories, Sketches and Poems of Thomas Nelson Page, Volume 18

Thomas Nelson Page - 1912
...letter to General Lee. It is a noble letter: April 9, 1865. General: Your note of yesterday is received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace....the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., US GKANT, Lieutenant-General. GENERAL RE LEE. This letter was received by General Lee as he was on...
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The Sunset of the Confederacy

Morris Schaff - Appomattox Campaign, 1865 - 1912 - 302 pages
...terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South laying down their arms, they would hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., "US GRANT, Lieu tenant-General. " General RE LEE." This communication must have brought great disappointment...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 110

American literature - 1912
...terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By -the South laying down their arms, they would hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. General R. Б. LEE. This communication must have brought great disappointment...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Franklin Spencer Edmonds - 1915 - 376 pages
...beyond his authority. In the concluding sentence of this letter, however, he expressed his sincere hope that "all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life." While this correspondence was going on, there were animated discussions in the Confederate camp on...
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The Life of John A. Rawlins: Lawyer, Assistant Adjutant-general, Chief of ...

James Harrison Wilson - Generals - 1916 - 514 pages
...that most desirable event, sav. --s of h ^ hundre >f millions of property not yet destroyed. Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I am, Very respectfully, Your Obedient Servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant General, USA It is worthy of note...
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The Life of Robert E. Lee for Boys and Girls

Joseph Grégoire de Roulhac Hamilton, Mary Cornelia Thompson Hamilton - Children - 1917 - 209 pages
...of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Seriously hoping that all of our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., US GRANT, Lieutenant General. GENERAL RE LEE. Lee had hoped that a general peace might be arranged,...
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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
...is received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace. I will state, however, General, I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc. IT. S. GRAXT, Lieutenant General, General Humphrey sent this note forward by Colonel Whittier. his...
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