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" It is with heartfelt satisfaction, that the Commanding General announces to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences, and give us battle on our... "
The Great Rebellion: A History of the Civil War in the United States - Page 173
by J. T. Headley - 1866 - 508 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 114

1914
...'The operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or give us battle on our own ground where certain destruction awaits him.' 'My plans are perfect, and when I start to carry them out, may God have mercy on General Lee, for I...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...three days have determined that our enemy must ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defences, and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the 5th, llth, and 12th corps have been a succession of splendid achievements." Hooker...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes - United States - 1862
...days have determined that the enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. "The operations of the fifth, eleventh, and twelfth corps have been a succession of splendid achievements."...
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"Stonewall Jackson.": The Life and Military Career of Thomas Jonathan ...

Markinfield Addey - 1863 - 240 pages
...three days have determined that our enemy must ingloriously fly, or come out from behind their defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." On Friday morning General Hooker began the strategetic disposition of his force. It was formed in a...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 27

Literature - 1863
...noted in our last Record, to the effect that the " enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Thus far the object of the movement had been attained. The Confederate intrenchments, from the front...
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The Potomac and the Rapidan: Army Notes from the Failure at Winchester to ...

Alonzo Hall Quint - United States - 1864 - 407 pages
...achievements," and saying that the enemy must " ingloriously fly," or " come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Friday, May 1, was a beautiful day. It being "muster day," that work was begun as usual. But when it...
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Rhode Island in the Rebellion

Edwin Winchester Stone - Rhode Island - 1864 - 398 pages
...army that the enemy were where they " must ingloriously fly, or come out from behind their defences, and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." But this declaration proved premature. The current of events turned. The breaking of the Eleventh corps,...
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The Potomac and the Rapidan: Army Notes from the Failure at Winchester to ...

Alonzo Hall Quint - United States - 1864 - 407 pages
...achievements," and saying that the enemy must " ingloriously fly," or " come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Friday, May 1, was a beautiful day. It being "muster day," that work was begun as usual. But when it...
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The Story of the Thirty-third N. Y. S. Vols: Or Two Years Campaigning in ...

David Wright Judd - New York (State) - 1864 - 349 pages
...three days have determined that our enemy must ingloriously fly, or come out from behind their defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits them. The operations of the Fifth, Eleventh and Twelfth Corps have been a series of splendid successes....
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close, Giving ...

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...three days have determined that our enemy must ínotoriously fly, or come out from behind his defences, the necessity of re-enforcements ; that this was the decisive point ; and " The operations of the Fifth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Corps have been a series of splendid successes....
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