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" Things had gone on from bad to worse until I felt that we had reached the end of our rope on the plan of operations we had been pursuing ; that we had about played our last card, and must change our tactics or lose the game. I now determined upon the... "
The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion ... - Page 642
by Richard Miller Devens - 1866 - 705 pages
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 37

Literature - 1889
...Months at the White House," p. 21.) If these were his words, his memory was slightly at fault. icy; and without consultation with, or the knowledge of,...thought, called a Cabinet meeting upon the subject. . . . All were present excepting Mr. Blair, the Postrhaster-General, who was absent at the opening...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...been pursuing ; that we had about played our last card, and mnst change our tactics or lose the game ! I now determined upon the adoption of the Emancipation...of July, or the first part of the month of August, 1802." (The exact date he did not remember.) " This Cabinet meeting took place, I think, upon a Saturday....
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...been pursuing; that we had about played our last card, and mast change our tacties or lose the game. I now determined upon the adoption of the emancipation...subject. This was the last of July, or the first part of August, 1X62, [the exact date he did not remember.] This Cabinet meetmg took place, I think, upon a...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...been pursuing; that we had about played our last card, and must change our tactics or lose the game. I now determined upon the adoption of the emancipation...Cabinet meeting upon the subject. This was the last i,f July, or the tirst part of August, IKti2, [the exact date he did not remember.] This Cabinet meetmg...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...about played our last card, and mast change our tactics or lose the game. I now determined ii]ťon the adoption of the emancipation policy ; and without consultation with, or the knowledge of, t:n? Utbinf t, I prepared the original draft of the proclamation, and, after much anxious thought,...
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The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1867 - 705 pages
...; that we had about played our last card, and must change our tactics, or lose the game ! Fumlliar Talk with Mr. Lincoln. I now determined upon the adoption...first part of the month of August, 1862. (The exact dale he did not remember.) This Cabinet meeting took place, I think, upon a Saturday. All were present,...
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The Picture and the Men: Being Biograhical Sketches of President Lincoln and ...

Frederic Beecher Perkins - Cabinet officers - 1867 - 190 pages
...been pursuing ; that we had about played our last card, and must change our tactics, or lose the game. I now determined upon the adoption of the emancipation...subject. This was the last of July, or the first part of August, 1862. This Cabinet meeting took place upon a Saturday. All were present, excepting Mr. Blair,...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 pages
...been pursuing; that we had about played our last card, and must change our tactics, or lose the game. I now determined upon the adoption of the emancipation...knowledge of the cabinet, I prepared the original draught of the proclamation, and, after much anxious thought, called a cabinet-meeting upon the subject....
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The Twelve Decisive Battles of the War: A History of the Eastern and Western ...

William Swinton - United States - 1867 - 520 pages
...our tactics, or lose the game. I now determined upon the emancipation policy ; and without consulting with or the knowledge of the Cabinet, I prepared the...after much anxious thought, called a Cabinet meeting on the subject. This was the last of July or the first part of the month of August, 1862. This Cabinet...
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The New World Compared with the Old: A Description of the American ...

George Alfred Townsend - France - 1869 - 643 pages
...been pursuing ! That we had about played our last card, and must change our tacties or lose the game ! I now determined upon the adoption of the Emancipation...thought, called a Cabinet meeting upon the subject. This Cabinet meeting took place, I think, upon a Saturday. All were present, except Mr. Blair, the Postmaster-General,...
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