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" AM to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however, general, that 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... "
The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ... - Page 744
by Horace Greeley - 1866
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The War of the Rebellion: With a Full and Critical History of the First ...

Theodore Burr Gates - United States - 1884 - 627 pages
...to no good. I will state, however, General, that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms...Seriously hoping that all our difficulties may be ended, without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c." Evidently General Grant did not propose...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - America - 1901
...to no good. I will state, however, General, that I am equally anxious for peace with yoursell, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms...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...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - America - 1901 - 772 pages
...to no good. I will state, however, General, that 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. Hy the South laying down their arms they will hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of human...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department - Confederate States of America - 1972
...for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which neace can be had are well understood. By the South laying...of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., US GRANT, lAeutenant-Oeneral. On the morning of the 9th, General Ord's command and the Fifth Corps reached Appomattox...
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The Sword of the Union: Federal Objectives and Strategies During ..., Volume 6

Howard M. Hensel - United States - 1989 - 344 pages
...authority to negotiate a peace settlement, he also hoped that peace would soon be restored. He added, " 'by the South laying down their arms they will hasten...hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. . . .' " At this point, General Grant could have ordered the final annihilation of the remnants of...
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Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward ...

Edward Porter Alexander - History - 1998 - 702 pages
...could lead to no good. I will state, however, that I am equally desirous for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms...understood. By the South laying down their arms, they would hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of...
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Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs & Selected Letters (LOA #50)

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 1228 pages
...to no good. I will state, however. General, that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms...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...
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General Lee, His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865: With Personal Reminiscences

Walter Herron Taylor - History - 1994 - 358 pages
...to no good. I will state, however, general, that T am equally anxious for peace with yourself; and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms...destroyed. Seriously hoping that all our difficulties maybe settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., US GRANT, Lieutenant-general....
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American Lives: An Anthology of Autobiographical Writing

Robert F. Sayre - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 750 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-Gencral. I proceeded at an early hour in the morning, still suffering with...
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Lee's Aide-de-Camp

Charles Marshall - History - 2000 - 386 pages
...will state however, General, that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole of the North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon...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...
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