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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 Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 10

Frank Moore - United States - 1868
...however, General, that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertaioe the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., " US GRANT, ' ' Lioutfuimt-General. " General RE LEB." On the morning of the ninth General Ord'e...
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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant: General of the Armies of the United States

James Harrison Wilson, Charles Anderson Dana - Generals - 1868 - 424 pages
...feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South laying down their anns they will hasten that most desirable event, save thousands...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself," &c. Lee had by this time discovered that an emergency * had * There can be no doubt in history that...
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Grant as a Soldier and Statesman: Being a Succinct History of His Military ...

Edward Howland - Etats-Unis - 1868 - 639 pages
...understood. By the South laying down their arms they will hasten that most desirable event, save thouBands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., US GRANT, Lieutenant General. GENERAL RE LEE. On the morning of the 9th, General Ord's command...
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Life and Services of Gen. U. S. Grant

Henry Coppée - Presidents - 1868 - 465 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, Lieutcnant-General. GENERAL KE LKK. On the 9th, Ord comes up to Appomattox, and with him...
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THE CAMPAIGN LIVES OF ULYSSES S. GRANT AND SCHUYLER COLFAX

GEN.JAMES S.BRISBIN - 1868
...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...loss of another life, " I subscribe myself, etc., "TJ. S. GRANT, Lieutenant-General. 11 GENERAL RE LEE." Lee at once wrote Grant: "APRIL 9th, 1865. "...
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A Constitutional View of the Late War Between the States: Its ..., Volume 2

Alexander Hamilton Stephens - Constitutional history - 1870 - 655 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, Lieut.-Gen. USA Gen. Lee to Gen. Grant : April...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1868 - 762 pages
...event, save thousands of human li^es, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another Шe, I subscribe myself, Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, U. 8. GRANT, Lieutenant- General...
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The Life and Campaigns of General U. S. Grant: From Boyhood to His ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1869 - 757 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,...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., "US GBANT, Lieutenant-General. " General RE LEE." On the morning of the 9th, General Ord's command...
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The life and campaigns of general U.S. Grant, from boyhood to his ...

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1869 - 757 pages
...received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace ; the meeting proposed for ten A. it. to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however,...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., "US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. " General RE LEE." On the morning of the 9th, General Ord's command...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of ..., Volume 5; Volume 1865

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869
...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, Lieut. -Gen. USA GEN. LEE TO GEN. GRAST. April...
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