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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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The Most Fearful Ordeal: Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 420 pages
...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, VERY RESPECTFULLY, YOUR OBEDIENT SERVANT,. US GRANT, Honors to Gen. Grant and His Gallant Army. A NATIONAL...
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The Virginia Campaign of 64 And 65: The Army and Navy in The Civil War

Andrew A. Humphreys - History - 2004 - 488 pages
...North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. Seripusly hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscnbe myself, etc., By the South laying down their arms they will hasten that most desirable event,...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 3

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 716 pages
...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 l1fe, I subscribe myself, US GRANT. L'-sutenant-General. On the morning of Sunday, April 9th, just...
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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
...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, Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant-General United States Army. Assassin...
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 544 pages
...yesterday is received. 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,...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc. "US GRANT, Lieutenant-General, "GENERAL RE LEE." On the morning of the 9th, General Ord's command and...
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The American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

Ian Frederick Finseth - History - 2006 - 629 pages
...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., US Grant, Lieutenant-General. I proceeded at an early hour in the morning, still suffering with the...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...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, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. GEN. LEH TO GEN. GRANT. April...
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 544 pages
...save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Seriously hopmg that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc. "US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. "GENERAL RE LEE," On the morning of the 9th, General Ord's command and...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...an invitation for him to meet Grant and discuss terms of surrender, this in line with Grant's hope "that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life." On Palm Sunday morning, April 9, 1865, across the path of Lee's army and blocking its wav stood the...
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