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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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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant: Leading Soldier of the Age ...

James Penny Boyd - Generals - 1885 - 734 pages
...SURRENDER. 389 and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be liad are well understood. By the South laying down their...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself yours, " US GRANT, Lieutenant General." Ord marched his men all of the 8th, and until daylight of the...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

James Penny Boyd - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1885 - 734 pages
...yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had arc ivcll understood. By the South laying down their arms they...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself yours, " US GRANT, Lieutenant General." Ord marched his men all of the 8th, and until daylight of the...
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Life of Ulysses Simpson Grant

Emma Elizabeth Brown - 1885 - 384 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 USA "On the morning of the ninth,"...
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The American Arbitration League: Annual Report of R. McMurdy, [for 1885-86].

National Arbitration League - 1885 - 233 pages
...Badeau in Century, May, 1885. In the preliminary negotiations for Gen. Lee's surrender, he wrote: " Seriously hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life." Ger. Lee surrendered to Gen. Grant his sword, who received it with, an evident desire to embarrass...
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The Great Contest: A History of Military and Naval Operations During the ...

Willis C. Humphrey - United States - 1886 - 679 pages
...tipondeiice b<-'twcen , April 9. 2865. (irunt and Lee. 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 GRANT, Lieutenant- General. GENERAL R E. LEE. On the morning of the 9th, General Ord's command and...
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From Tannery to the White House: Story of the Life of Ulysses S. Grant, His ...

William M. Thayer - 1886 - 480 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,...difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, 1 subscribe myself, etc." Two hours after Grant's letter was sent, an orderly clashed up on his foaming...
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Four Years with the Army of the Potomac

Régis de Trobriand - United States - 1888 - 757 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. APRIL 9, 1865. — Forward again early in the morning, always on the heels of the enemy's rearguard,...
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From the Tan-yard to the White House: The Story of President Grant's Life

William Makepeace Thayer - 1889 - 411 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." Two hours after Grant's letter was sent, an orderly dashed up on his foaming steed, and delivered a...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 10

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 470 pages
...perfeet courtesy, but with unmistakable frankness, saying: "I have no anthority to treat on the subJeet of peace. The meeting proposed for 10 AM to-day could...may be settled without the loss of another life, I subseribe myself, ete." He dispatehed this letter to Lee and then set off to the left, where Sheridan...
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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
...south of the Appomattox : APRIL 9, 1865. General RE LEE : GENERAL . Your note of yesterday is received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace;...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., US GRANT. Lieutenant-General. On the morning of the 9th, General Orel's command and the Fifth...
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