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" SIR :—In consideration of all the circumstances governing the present situation of affairs at this station, I propose to the Commanding Officer of the Federal forces the appointment of Commissioners to agree upon terms of capitulation of the forces... "
The Hero Boy: Or, The Life and Deeds of Lieut-Gen. Grant - Page 79
by Phineas Camp Headley - 1864 - 340 pages
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A personal history of Ulysses S. Grant: and sketch of Schuyler Colfax

Albert Deane Richardson - 1868 - 560 pages
...POUT DoHSLBOS, ftlmary 16, ISfli. "StR: — In consideration of all the circumstances governing tho present situation of affairs at this station, I propose...agree upon terms of capitulation of the forces and post under my command ; and, in that view, suggest an armistice until twelve o'clock to-day. " I am,...
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 1

Adam Badeau - United States - 1868
...armistice till twelve o'clock, and the appxjintment of commissioners to settle terms of capitulation, " in consideration of all the circumstances governing the present situation of affairs at this station ; " but Grant replied : u No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I...
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THE STRUGGLE OF '72, THE ISSUES AND CANDIDATES OF THE PRESENT POLITICAL CAMPAIGN

EVERETT CHAMBERLIN - 1872
...time in sending Grant the following note: " HEAD-QUARTERS, FORT DONELSON, February i6th, 1862. « SIR :—In consideration of all the circumstances governing...under my command and in that view suggest an armistice until twelve o'clock to-day. (i I am sir very respectfully, your obedient servant, •• SB BUCKNER,...
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LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ULYSSES S. GRANT, FROM HIS BIRTH TO THE PRESENT ...

CHARLES A. PHELPS - 1872
...following letter under a flag of truce : — HEADQUARTERS, FORT DONELSON, Feb. 18, 1862. SIR,—In consideration of all the circumstances governing the...to agree upon terms of capitulation of the forces I hold under my command; and, in that view, suggest an armistice until twelve o'clock to-day. SB BUCKNER,...
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The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political Campaign

Everett Chamberlin - Campaign literature - 1872 - 570 pages
...in sending Grant the following note: " HEAD-QUARTERS, FORT DONELSON, February 16th, 1862. "SlR: — In consideration of all the circumstances governing the present situation of affairs at th1s station, I propose to the commanding officer of the Federal forces the appointment of commissioners...
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The Life of General Albert Sydney Johnston: Embracing His Services in the ...

William Preston Johnston - Generals - 1878 - 755 pages
...APPENDIX A. GENEEAL BUCKNER TO GENERAL GEAST. HEADQUAETEBS, FOBT DOVKLSOX, I february 16, 1&62. ) SIP. : In consideration of all the circumstances governing...agree upon terms of capitulation of the forces and post under my command, and in that view suggest an armistice until twelve o'clock to-day. I am, sir,...
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General U.S. Grant: His Early Life and Military Career: With a Brief Account ...

Julian K. Larke - United States - 1879 - 512 pages
...armies : GENERAL BUCKNER TO GENERAL GRANT. HEAD-QUARTERS, FORT DONELSON, February 16, 1862. SIR: — In consideration of all the circumstances governing...forces and fort under my command, and in that view suggest.an armistice until twelve o'clock to-day. I am, sir, vorv respectfully, your obedient servant,...
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Stories, Sketches and Speeches of General Grant at Home and Abroad: In Peace ...

James Baird McClure - 1879 - 208 pages
...proposing an armistice." General Buckner's " note " to Grant on this occasion read as follows: "Sm: In consideration of all the circumstances governing...agree upon terms of capitulation of the forces and post under my command, and in^that view suggest an armistice until twelve o'clock to-day." To which...
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Stories, Sketches and Speeches of General Grant at Home and Abroad: In Peace ...

James Baird McClure - 1879 - 208 pages
...occasion read as follows: " SIR : In consideration of all the circumstances governing the pres- * ent situation of affairs at this station, I propose to...agree upon terms of capitulation of the forces and post under my command, and in that view suggest an armistice until twelve o'clock to-day." To which...
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 2

Adam Badeau - United States - 1881
...16, 1862. ) SIR: In consideration of all the circumstances governing the present situation of affaire at this station, I propose to the commanding officer...agree upon terms of capitulation of the forces and post under my command, and in that view suggest an armistice until twelve o'clock to-day. I am, sir,...
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