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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 115 115 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 41 41 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 41 41 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 30 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 21 21 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 19 19 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 14 14 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 14 14 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 12 12 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 12 Browse Search
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General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant, Chapter 29 (search)
some good fortune were to overtake you before night. He smiled, and replied: The best thing that could happen to me to-day would be to get rid of the pain I am suffering. We were soon joined by some others of the staff, and the general was induced to walk over to Meade's headquarters with us and get some coffee, in the hope that it would do him good. He seemed to feel a little better then, and after writing the following letter to Lee, and despatching it, he prepared to move forward. April 9, 1865. General: Your note of yesterday is received. As I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace, the meeting proposed for 10 A. M. to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however, general, that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South laying down their arms they will hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of
General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant, Chapter 30 (search)
It was found to be a reply from Lee, which had been sent into our lines on Humphreys's front. It read as follows: April 9, 1865. General: I received your note of this morning on the picket-line, whither I had come to meet you and ascertain ded read these letters, dismounted, sat down on the grassy bank by the roadside, and wrote the following reply to Lee: April 9, 1865. General R. E. Lee, Commanding C. S. Army: Your note of this date is but this moment (11:50 A. M.) received, in coepped forward, took the book, and passed it to General Lee. The terms were as follows: Appomattox Court-House, Va., April 9, 1865. General R. E. Lee, Commanding C. S. A. General: In accordance with the substance of my letter to you of the 8th ipages to the colonel. The letter — when completed read — as follows: Headquarters, Army of Northern Virginia, April 9, 1865. General: I have received your letter of this date containing the terms of the surrender of the Army of Northern V