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" GENERAL : Your note of last evening, in reply to mine of same date, asking the condition on which I will accept the surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, is just received. In reply, I would say that peace being my great desire, there is but one... "
Annual Reports .... - Page 1141
by United States. War Dept - 1866
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1871 - 652 pages
...would say that peace being my first desire, there is but one condition I insist upon, viz: That the men surrendered shall be disqualified for taking up arms...United States, until properly exchanged. I will meet you, or designate olucere to meet any officers you may name, for the same purpose, at any point agreeable...
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A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee

John Esten Cooke - 1871 - 577 pages
...that peace being my first desire, there is bat one condition that I insist upon, viz. : That the men surrendered shall be disqualified for taking up arms...the Government of the United States until properly eichangcd. I will meet you, or designate officers to meet any officers you may name for the same purpose,...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1871 - 652 pages
...would say that peace being my first desire, there is but one condition I insist upon, viz: That the men and independence. 13. That we protest against any sale or alienation to others of the public la Stales, until properly exchanged. I will meet you, or designate officers to meet any officers you may...
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The early life,campaigns,and public services of R.E.Lee: with a record of ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Biography & Autobiography - 1871 - 845 pages
...condition that I insist upon, viz. : That the men surrendered shall be disqualified for taking up arms against the Government of the United States until properly exchanged. I will meet you, or designate officers to meet any officers you may name for the same purpose, at any point agreeable...
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LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ULYSSES S. GRANT, FROM HIS BIRTH TO THE PRESENT ...

CHARLES A. PHELPS - 1872
...Virginia, is just received. In reply, I would say, that, peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon ; namely, that the men...United States until properly exchanged. I will meet you, or will designate officers to meet any officers you may name for the same purpose, at any point...
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The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political Campaign

Everett Chamberlin - Campaign literature - 1872 - 570 pages
...Virginia, is just received. In reply, I would say, that peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon — namely, that the...United States until properly exchanged. I will meet you, or will designate officers to meet any officers you may name for the same purpose, at any point...
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THE STRUGGLE OF '72, THE ISSUES AND CANDIDATES OF THE PRESENT POLITICAL CAMPAIGN

EVERETT CHAMBERLIN - 1872
...would say, that peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon—namely, that the men and officers surrendered shall be disqualified...United States until properly exchanged. I will meet you, or will designate officers to meet any officers you may name for the same purpose, at any point...
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The Life and Campaigns of General Lee

Edward Lee Childe - Generals - 1875 - 336 pages
...Virginia, is just received. In reply, I would say, that peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, namely: That the men...United States until properly exchanged. I will meet you, or will designate officers to meet any officers you might name for the same purpose (? object),...
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The Life and Campaigns of General Lee

Edward Lee Childe - Generals - 1875 - 336 pages
...Virginia, is just received. In reply, I would say, that peace being my great desire, there is but one condition I would insist upon, namely : That the men...United States until properly exchanged. I will meet you, or will designate officers to meet any officers you might name for the same purpose ( ? object),...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 10

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1875
...asked to know the terms upon which a surrender would be received. Grant named as the sole condition that "the men and officers surrendered shall be disqualified...the government of the United States until properly discharged." Lee hesitated until the 9th, hoping for some favorable turn ; but none occurring, and...
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