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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 Lost Causes: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ... - Page 372
by Edward Alfred Pollard - 1866 - 740 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 114

1914
...confidence which would burst from lips not tutored to keep still. 'The finest army on the planet.' '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.'...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...highest point of expectation. On the 30th of April, Hooker issued an order, announcing " to the army that the operations of the last three days have determined...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...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes - United States - 1862
...three 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
...it he stated : " It is with heartfelt satisfaction that the General Commanding announces to the army that the operations of the last three days have determined...own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." On Friday morning General Hooker began the strate getic disposition of his force. It was formed in...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 5

Frank Moore - United States - 1863
...heartfelt satisfaction that the General Commanding announces to the army that the operations of the bt three days have determined that our enemy must ingloriously...own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. " The operations of the Fifth, Eleventh, and Twelfth corps have been a series of splendid successes."...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 27

Literature - 1863
...sharp skirmishes took place at different points. On the 30th General Hooker issned an order aunouncing that " the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either mgloriously fly, or come out and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction...
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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
...APRIL 30, 1863. j It is with heartfelt satisfaction that the General Commanding announces to the army that the operations of the last three days have determined...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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Rhode Island in the Rebellion

Edwin Winchester Stone - Rhode Island - 1864 - 398 pages
...Hooker issued a congratulatory general order announcing to the army that the enemy were where they " must ingloriously fly, or come out from behind their...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
...brilliant 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 History of the Civil War in the United States: Its Cause, Origin ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - United States - 1865 - 1021 pages
...April 30, 1863. "It is with heartfelt satisfaction that the general commanding announces to the army that the operations of the last three days have determined...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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