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" I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot, therefore, meet you with a view... "
Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant ... - Page 627
by Ulysses Simpson Grant - 1885
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Memoirs of Robert E. Lee: his military and personal history, embracing a ...

Armistead Lindsay Long, Marcus Joseph Wright - Generals - 1886 - 707 pages
...to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia, but as far as your proposal may affect the Confederate States forces under my command and tend to the restoration...two armies. "RE LEE, General. " LIEUTENANT-GENERAL GRANT." When Lee in the afternoon reached the neighborhood of Appomattox Court-house, he was met by...
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From Tannery to the White House: Story of the Life of Ulysses S. Grant, His ...

William Makepeace Thayer - 1886 - 480 pages
...to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia; but as far as your proposal may affect the Confederate States forces under my command, and tend to the restoration...Richmond, between the picket-lines of the two armies." Grant did not receive it until early the next morning, April gth. He immediately replied, — " General,...
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Half-hours with American History: Independent America

Charles Morris - United States - 1887
...to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia, but as far as your proposal may affect the Confederate States forces under my command and tend to the restoration...Richmond, between the picket-lines of the two armies. " RB LEE, " General. " LIEUTENANT-GENERAL GRANT." When Lee in the afternoon reached the neighborhood...
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The American nation: its executive, legislative, political ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - Presidents - 1888
...Northern Virginia ; but, as far as your proposal may affect the Confederate forces under my command, I should be pleased to meet you at ten AM to-morrow,...Richmond, between the picket-lines of the two armies." Grant responded that he had no authority to negotiate for peace, and that, there.fore, the proposed...
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Four Years with the Army of the Potomac

Régis de Trobriand - United States - 1888 - 757 pages
...Virginia; but, as far as your proposal may affect the Confederate States forces under my command, and lead to the restoration of peace, I should be pleased to meet you at 10 o'clock AM to-morrow, on the old stage road to Richmond, between the picket lines of the two armies."...
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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
...to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia ; but as far as your proposal may affect the Confederate States' forces under my command, and tend to the restoration...Richmond, between the picket-lines of the two armies." Grant did not receive it until early the next morning, April Qth. He immediately replied, — " General,...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 10

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890 - 470 pages
...to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia ; but as far as your proposal may affect the Confederate States forces under my command, and tend to the restoration of peace, I should be pleased to meet you at 10 AM to-morrow, on the old stage road to Richmond between the picket lines of the two armies. Grant...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1890 - 752 pages
...surrender the Army of Northern Virginia ; but so far as your proposition may affect the Confederate States forces under my command and tend to the restoration of peace, I should be pleased to meet yon at 10 AM to-murrow, on the old stage-road to Richmond, between the picket-lines of die two armies....
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The Last Four Weeks of the War

Edmund Neuson Hatcher - United States - 1891 - 416 pages
...surrender the Army of Northern Virginia, but so far as your proposition may affect the Confederate States forces under my command and tend to the restoration of peace, I should be pleased to meet you at ten o'clock to-morrow morning, on the old stage road to Richmond, between the picket lines of the two armies....
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Four Centuries of Progress ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - United States - 1893 - 923 pages
...surrender the Army of Northern Virginia ; but so far as your proposition may affect the Confederate States forces under my command, and tend to the restoration...picket-lines of the two armies. " RE LEE, General. " Lieut.-General US GRANT.'' This note was received by Grant about midnight ; and he replied next morning...
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