Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses S. Grant, April 7, 1865

Source citation
 Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses S. Grant, April 7, 1865, in Roy P. Basler, ed., The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln (8 vols., New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1953), 8: 359.
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Head Quarters Armies of the United States,
City-Point,
Lieut Gen. Grant. April 7. 11 AM. 1865

   Gen. Sheridan says "if the thing is pressed I think that Lee will surrender.'' Let the thing be pressed.

 

   A. LINCOLN

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