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" GENERAL: The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility of any... "
Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant ... - Page 626
by Ulysses Simpson Grant - 1885 - 648 pages
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Sheridan's Lieutenants: Phil Sheridan, His Generals, and the Final Year of ...

David Coffey - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 175 pages
...you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my...asking of you the surrender of that portion of the CS Army known as the Army of Northern Virginia." Lee's response reached Grant the next morning. Although...
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The Sword of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac

Jeffry D. Wert - History - 2005 - 559 pages
...of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle," wrote Grant. "I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to...asking of you the surrender of that portion of the CS Army known as the Army of Northern Virginia." Lee replied, disagreeing with Grant's assessment of...
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The Civil War and the Constitution 1859-1865, Vol. 2, Volume 2

John W. Burgess - History - 2005 - 384 pages
...generals now advised him to surmanti of em- render. At the same time Grant sent him a note demanding the surrender of " that portion of the Confederate...States army known as the Army of Northern Virginia." This was April 7th. The Federal advance, under Humphreys, now crossed the river, the Appomattox, in...
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 544 pages
...you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my...known as the Army of Northern Virginia. US GRANT, Lieut-General. Lee replied on the evening of the same day as follows: April!, 1885. GENERAL: — I...
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Lee's Last Retreat: The Flight to Appomattox

William Marvel - History - 2006 - 308 pages
...you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my...asking of you the surrender of that portion of the CS Army known as the Army of Northern Virginia." After perusing the page Longstreet returned it with...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 842 pages
...further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is BO, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the...you the surrender of that portion of the Confederate army known as the Army of Northern Virginia. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant-General,...
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This Astounding Close: The Road to Bennett Place

Mark L. Bradley - History - 2006 - 404 pages
...As Vance urged the boy soldiers to "fight till Hell freezes over," Grant was asking Lee to surrender "that portion of the Confederate States army known as the Army of Northern Virginia." While soldiers and civilians danced inside a Smithfield farmhouse, Lee replied: "I have received your...
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Convergence

Thomas Settimi - Fiction - 2007 - 352 pages
...YOU OF THE HOPELESSNESS OF FURTHER RESISTANCE ON THE PART OF THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA IN THIS STRUGGLE. I FEEL THAT IT IS SO, AND REGARD IT AS MY...OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA. US GRANT, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL Within an hour of receiving the message, General Lee wrote a reply that was received by General Grant...
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The Civil War

Ruchir Shah - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 33 pages
...everything the Union can use including our historical buildings. I can see the wagons of the Union supplies. /.by asking of you the surrender of that portion of...States Army, known as the Army of Northern Virginia. I reciprocate your desire^ to avoid useless effusion of blood, and therefore, before considering your...
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