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" Yours of this date, proposing armistice and appointment of Commissioners to settle terms of capitulation, is just received. No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works. "
The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery - Página 309
por Isaac Newton Arnold - 1866 - 720 páginas
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Queer Questions and Ready Replies: A Collection of Four Hundred Questions in ...

Samuel Grant Oliphant - 1887 - 177 páginas
...appointment of commissioners, to settle terms of capitulation, is just received. No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works. I am, sir, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, US GEANT, Brig. Gen. Gen. Buckner...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Ulysses Simpson Grant - 1999 - 674 páginas
...Simon B. Buckner's request to negotiate terms for the surrender of Fort Donelson: "No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately on your works." Not an excess word here; the three adjectives and single adverb strengthen and clarify the message;...
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Major General John Alexander McClernand: Politician in Uniform

Richard L. Kiper - 1999 - 386 páginas
...to-day." Grant's reply left no doubt as to his view of terms and an armistice: "No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works." Grant had notified McClernand, Wallace, and Smith to be prepared to renew the assault....
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A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865

Russell Frank Weigley - 2000 - 612 páginas
...proposing armistice and appointment of commissioners to settle terms of capitulation, is just received. No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works."24 Buckner had no choice but to accept. The Federals had suffered 2,832 casualties...
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Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes

Clifton Fadiman, Andre Bernard - 2000 - 800 páginas
...commander of the besieging Northern forces, suggesting an armistice. Grant replied, "No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works." This message became famous and won Grant the nickname of "Unconditional Surrender...
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Millard Fillmore

Robert J. Scarry - 2001 - 432 páginas
...February 10. Although putting up a stubborn resistance they asked for terms. Grant's famous reply was, "No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works."3' Thereafter, "Unconditional Surrender" became his nickname. Both Forts Henry and...
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Lincoln's Rail-splitter: Governor Richard J. Oglesby

Mark A. Plummer - 2001 - 245 páginas
...to Buckner. When Buckner, Grant's old army friend, asked for terms, he was shocked at the response: "No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works." There was no choice but to accept. Nathan Forrest refused, however, and led his cavalry...
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The American Civil War: The War in the West 1861-July 1863

Stephen D. Engle - 2001 - 95 páginas
...General Buckner, a prewar friend of Grant's. When Buckner requested terms of surrender on 16 February, Grant replied, 'No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted.' The words that forever immortalized him as 'Unconditional Surrender' Grant gave the Union its first...
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The Most Glorious Fourth: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, July 4, 1863

Duane P. Schultz - 2002 - 447 páginas
...and appointment of Commissioners to settle terms of capitulation is just received. No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works. Buckner surrendered. Church bells rang in every city and hamlet in the Union. People...
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Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam

James M. McPherson - 2004 - 203 páginas
...would offer the doomed garrison, Grant responded with a reply that made him famous: "No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works." This ended discussion; the defenders surrendered, the USS Cairo, one of the ironclad...
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