Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906, Volume 1

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G. Hazzard, Author and Publisher, 1906 - Henry County (Ind.)
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Page 132 - side arms of the officers, nor their private horses or baggage. This done, each officer and man will be allowed to return to his home, not to be disturbed by United States authority so long as they observe their paroles and the laws in force where they may reside. "US GRANT. Lieutenant General. "GENERAL RE LEE.
Page 132 - whither I had come to meet you, and ascertain definitely what terms were embraced in your proposal of yesterday with reference to the surrender of this army. I now ask an interview, in accordance with the offer contained in your letter of yesterday, for that purpose. "RE LEE. General. "LIEUTENANT GENERAL US GRANT.
Page 70 - If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army.
Page 131 - 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 to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia:
Page 131 - event, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Seriously hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc. "US GRANT. Lieutenant General. "GENERAL RE LEE.
Page 132 - have received your letter of this date containing the terms of surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia as proposed by you. As they are substantially the same as those expressed in your letter of the 8th instant, they are accepted. I will proceed to designate the proper officers to carry the stipulations into effect. "LIEUTENANT GENERAL US GRANT.
Page 71 - arrests should not be tolerated except in places where active hostilities exist, and oaths not required by enactments constitutionally made should be neither demanded nor received Military power should not be allowed to interfere with the relations of servitude, either by supporting or impairing the authority of the master, except for
Page 74 - Meantime I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases which I am sorry to find in vogue amongst you. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them—of lines of retreat and bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas.
Page 131 - it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility of any further effusion of blood, by asking of you the surrender of that portion of the Confederate States
Page 132 - be allowed to return to his home, not to be disturbed by United States authority so long as they observe their paroles and the laws in force where they may reside. "US GRANT. Lieutenant

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