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te money in the South. At every advance of Grant's lines a new alarm was manifested in Richmondad been informed that General Ord had said General Grant would not decline an interview with a viewion army in the struggle of the next week. Grant's chief anxiety for some time had been lest Leeloped in the officers. In command of all was Grant, the most extraordinary military temperament th as to require the close attention of Parke. Grant, anticipating an early retirement of Lee from advantage he had gained, and sent a request to Grant to hurry up the required infantry support; sayuld break through while he himself was amusing Grant with platonic discussions in the rear. But ono cease hostilities, and wrote another note to Grant, asking an interview for the purpose of surrenis army was in a starving condition, and asked Grant to provide them with subsistence and forage; tee how considerable an Army Lee commanded when Grant started out gunning. With these brief and s[34 more...]
s course, that President Lincoln's despatch to Grant of March 3, which expressly forbade Grant to dGrant to decide, discuss, or to confer upon any political question, had never been communicated to Sherman; while the very liberality of Grant's terms led him to believe that he was acting in accordance with ok up its southward flight. The moment General Grant read the agreement he saw it was entirely , and Mr. Lincoln's instructions of March 3 to Grant were repeated to Sherman-somewhat tardily, it illustrious captains of the age. They ordered Grant to proceed at once to Sherman's headquarters, ting him, and made him declare, in a report to Grant, that he would have maintained his truce at anad been nullified by Johnston's surrender, and Grant, suggesting that this outburst was uncalled foing his readiness to obey all future orders of Grant and the President. So far as Johnston was d Lee at Appomattox; Sherman supplying, as did Grant, rations for the beaten army. Thirty-seven th[1 more...]
ns, music, and military display. In Washington it was a day of deep peace and thankfulness. Grant had arrived that morning, and, going to the Executive Mansion, had met the cabinet, Friday beingcheck by his strong common sense, formed such a remarkable element in his character. He assured Grant that the news would come soon and come favorably, for he had last night had his usual dream whic Murfreesboro, Gettysburg, and Vicksburg. The cabinet were greatly impressed by this story; but Grant, most matter-of-fact of created beings, made the characteristic response that Murfreesboro was nas one of unusual enjoyment to Mr. Lincoln. His son Robert had returned from the field with General Grant, and the President spent an hour with the young captain in delighted conversation over the could gratify many people whom he could not otherwise meet. Mrs. Lincoln had asked General and Mrs. Grant to accompany her; they had accepted, and the announcement that they would be present had been
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