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" Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, the effort to obtain requisite forces will be almost hopeless. A declaration of radical views, especially upon slavery, will rapidly disintegrate our... "
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ... - Page 76
by United States. War Dept - 1884
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The North American Review, Volume 106

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1868
...emergency. He knew that General McClellan had written to the President from Harrison's Landing, that " a declaration 'of radical views, especially upon slavery, will rapidly disintegrate our present armies " ; and it was to strengthen the purpose of the President that he joined at this time in the project...
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...know he can have no more troops, except on conditions known and approved. He tells him plainly that " a declaration of radical views, especially upon slavery, will rapidly disintegrate our present armies." Finally, he directs him to appoint a commander-in-chief of the army, and thinks it necessary to inform...
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GENERAL MCCLELLAN AND THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR.

WILLIAM HENRY HURLBERT - 1864
...itself to the favor of the Almighty. Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, the effort to obtain...power. The national forces should not be dispersed in expeditious, posts of occupation, and numerous armies, but should be mainly collected into masses,...
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Letter of the Secretary of War: Transmitting Report on the Organization of ...

George Brinton McClellan - Maryland Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 242 pages
...to the favor of the Almighty. " Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, the effort to obtain...present armies. The policy of the government must be вирported by concentrations of military power. The national forces should not be dispersed in expeditions,...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...PRESIDENT. 24D " Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be m:ule lies in believing that certain proceedings are constitutional...in the absence of rebellion or invasion, the public concentration of military power. The national forces should not be dispersed in expeditions, posts...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, tho effort to obtain requisite forces will be almost hopeless....slavery, will rapidly disintegrate our present armies. He closed this letter by saying that to carry out these views the President would require a Commander-in-Chief...
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HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

HENRY J. RAYMOND. - 1864
...principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, the effort'to obtain requisite forces will be almost hopeless. A...slavery, will rapidly disintegrate our present armies. He closed this letter by saying that to carry out these views the President would require a Commander-iu-Chief...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...contemplated for a moment. . . . Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, the effort to obtain...present armies. The policy of the Government must be swpported by concentrations of military power. The National forces should not be dispersed in expeditions,...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...is only a question of time. * * * Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, the effort to obtain...slavery, will rapidly disintegrate our present armies. He closed this letter by saying that to carry out these views the President would require a Commander-in-Chief...
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, SIXTEENTH PRESIDENT OF THE ...

HENRY J. RAYMOND - 1865
...is only a question of time. * * * Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, the effort to obtain...slavery, will rapidly disintegrate our present armies. He closed this letter by saying that to carry out these views the President would require a Commander-in-Chief...
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