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Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), chapter 9 (search)
ce, I have no sort of authority to grant such suspension. General Lee has already refused the terms of General Grant. Advance your skirmishers, Humphreys, and bring up your troops. We will pitch into them at once! But lo! here comes now General Forsyth, who had ridden through the Rebel army, from General Sheridan (under a flag), and who now urged a brief suspension. Well, said the General, in order that you may get back to Sheridan, I will wait till two o'clock, and then, if I get no communication from General Lee, I shall attack! So back went Forsyth, with a variety of notes and despatches. We waited, not without excitement, for the appointed hour. Meantime, negroes came in and said the Rebel pickets had thrown down their muskets and gone leisurely to their main body; also that the Rebels were done gone give up. Presently, the General pulled out his watch and said: Two o'clock--no answer — go forward. But they had not advanced far, before we saw a Rebel and a Union office
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), Index (search)
Epps's house, 183. Eustis, Henry Lawrence, 33, 89, 91. Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 90, 93, 184; retreats, 45; suggests Lee's surrender, 354. falls,----, 212, 214. Farquhar, Francis Ulric, 138. Fay, Harry C., 213. Ferrero, Edward, 102, 310; described, 180; anecdote, 212. Fessenden, Francis, 248. Fessenden, William Pitt, 249, 259. Field, Charles W., 360. Fitzhugh, Norman R., 286. Flag of truce, 149, 170. Flint, Edward A., 278, 311. Forbes's naked-eyed Medusa, 226. Forsyth, James William, 357. Fort Fisher, 316. Fort Harrison, 281. Fort Stedman, 323. Fort Wadsworth, 249. Freikle, —, 287. French, William Henry, 26, 52, 53, 60, 80; described, 10; at Kelly's Ford, 43; failure to connect, 54; rage of, 57. Freeman's Bridge, 294. Garland, John, 313. Garrett's Tavern, 121. Gatineau, —, 262. General, and details of movements, 214. Germanna Ford, 86. Germans, poor showing, 131, 207, 214, 277, 285. Getty, George Washington, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94, 300. Getty