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" I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the downfall of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people ever fought, and one for which there... "
Reminiscences of the Civil War - Page 23
by John Brown Gordon - 1903 - 474 pages
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Honest Patriots : Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds: Loving a ...

Donald W. Shriver Jr. President of the Faculty and William E. Dodge Professor of Applied Christianity Union Theological Seminary (Emeritus) - Social Science - 2005 - 368 pages
...Ulysses S. Grant's journal entry on the day of Lee's surrender at Appomattox: "I felt sad and depressed at the downfall of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people...
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The Greatest U.S. Army Stories Ever Told: Unforgettable Stories of Courage ...

Iain C. Martin - History - 2006 - 264 pages
...my own feelings, which had been quite jubilant on the receipt of his letter, were sad and depressed. I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the...of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people...
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The American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

Ian Frederick Finseth - History - 2006 - 629 pages
...my own feelings, which had been quite jubilant on the receipt of his letter, were sad and depressed. I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the...of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people...
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 544 pages
...my own feelings, which had been quite jubilant on the receipt of his letter, were sad and depressed. I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the...of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people...
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The Quest for a General Theory of Leadership

George R. Goethals, Georgia Jones Sorenson - Business & Economics - 2007 - 272 pages
...surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia, effectively ending the Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant wrote 'I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the...of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people...
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Generals in Blue and Gray

Wilmer L. Jones - History - 2005 - 376 pages
...demonstrated his humanity. He was in a position to humiliate his enemies, but he did not. He recalled, "I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the...of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people...
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Surrender at Appomattox

Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 48 pages
...general was in no mood to celebrate. He later wrote, "My own feelings . . . were sad and depressed at the downfall of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Billy Aronson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 96 pages
...feeling little reason to celebrate. "My own feelings," Grant would later write, "were sad and depressed. I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the...of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause — though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a...
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West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America After the Civil War

Heather Cox Richardson - History - 2007 - 396 pages
...when he noted that the surrender, which had at first made him jubilant, left him "sad and depressed. I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the...of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people...
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The Myth of the Eastern Front: The Nazi-Soviet War in American Popular Culture

Ronald Smelser, Edward J. Davies (II) - History - 2008 - 327 pages
...the valor of his former enemy Robert E. Lee and to the Confederate army: "I felt like anything but rejoicing at the downfall of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for the cause, though this cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a...
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