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" 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 further... "
Personal Reminiscences, Anecdotes, and Letters of Gen. Robert E. Lee - Page 290
by John William Jones - 1875 - 509 pages
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - 1861
...GI.KRAL— I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining tho opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, 1 reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and, therefore, before considering your...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes - 1862
...servant, "US GRANT, Lieutenant-General Commanding Armies of the United States." "AprUT. " GE.NEEAL : I have received your note of this date. Though not entirely of the opinion you express of tho hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, I reciprocate...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - 1866
...the following letter : " APRIL 7, 1865. " 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...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close, Giving ...

Thomas Prentice Kettell - 1865 - 778 pages
...General Commanding Armies of the United Stales.* H. GENERAL LEE TO GENERAL GRAKT. "April'. " GENERAL: — I have received your note of this date. Though not...hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Annj of Northern Virginia, I reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, aci therefore,...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1865 - 842 pages
...received : April 7, 1865. To Lieut.- Gen. US Chant, Commanding Armies of the United States: GENERAL : I have received your note of this date. Though not...of the opinion you express of the hopelessness of the further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, I reciprocate your desire to avoid...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...received : April 7, 1865. To Lieut.- Gen. US Grant, Commanding Armies of the United States: GENERAL : I have received your note of this date. Though not...of the opinion you express of the hopelessness of the further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, I reciprocate your desire to avoid...
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John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the ..., Volume 9

Cassell, ltd - 1865
...head-quarters coached in the following terms : — " 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...
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Harper's, Volume 31

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1865
...he addressed the following letter to Lee : " GFNERAL,_Thc result of tho 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, mid regard it as my duty to shirt from myself tho responsibility...
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Illustrated Life, Campaigns and Public Services of Lieut. General Grant ...

1865 - 257 pages
...April 7, 1865. GKNERAL RE LEE, Commander GSA: 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 ia so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility...
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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 2

Thomas Mears Eddy - 1866
...following letter : " APRIL 7, 1865. " ( I xs Km L, : — 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...
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