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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 War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Dept - Confederate States of America - 1891
...hasten tiiat most desirable event, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of pronerty not yet destroyed. Seriously hoping that all our difficulties...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., US GRANT, Licutenant-General. On the morning of the 9th General Ord's command and the Fifth Corps...
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The Last Four Weeks of the War

Edmund Neuson Hatcher - United States - 1891 - 416 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" ~ To Lieutenant General...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - United States - 1901
...human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Sincerely hoping that all otir difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc. . . Lee . . . sent . . . this message ... to me. [April 9.] ... I received your note of this morning...
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Military Memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative

Edward Porter Alexander - Confederate States of America - 1907 - 634 pages
...Lee from Curdsville, as follows : — "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 GRANT, Lt.-Gen." Meanwhile, during the afternoon, we had approached Appomattox CH, two miles beyond...
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History of the Sixth New York Cavalry: (Second Ira Harris Guard) Second ...

United States - 1908 - 575 pages
...could lead to no good. I will state, however, General, that I am equally anxious for peace with you, and the whole North entertains the same feeling:....the loss of another life. I subscribe myself, etc., US GRANT, Lieutenant-general. April 9th, 1865. LIEUT.-GEN. US GRANT. General: I received your note...
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Little Masterpieces of Autobiography, Volume 2

George Iles - 1908
...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. 20 General Ulysses S. Grant I proceeded at an early hour in the morning,...
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Autobiography

George Iles - Artists - 1909 - 178 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. 20 General Ulysses S. Grant I proceeded at an early hour in the morning,...
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Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: A History of Frederick ...

Thomas Kemp Cartmell - Berkeley County (W. Va.) - 1909 - 587 pages
...thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Sincerely hoping that all difficulties may be settled, without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, Very respectfully, Your obdt. Servt., US GRANT, L. Genl. US Army. "April 9, 1865. General : I received...
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Robert E. Lee, Man and Soldier

Thomas Nelson Page - United States - 1911 - 734 pages
...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 GRANT, Lieutenant-General. GENERAL RE LEE. "'Ord left Petersburg with 20,000 troops, all arms; Fifth...
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Robert E. Lee, Man and Soldier

Thomas Nelson Page - United States - 1911 - 734 pages
...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 GRANT, Lieutenant-General . GENERAL RE LEE. 1 "Ord left Petersburg with 20,000 troops, all arms;...
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