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In Memoriam, Edwin McMasters Stanton, His Life and Work: With Account of ... - Page 130
by Joseph Beatty Doyle - 1911 - 405 pages
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...that speedily. ... I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases which I am sorry to find much in vogue amongst you. I hear constantly of taking...and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position that a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which he can most easily...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...speedily Meantime, I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases which I am sorry to find much in vogue amongst you. I hear constantly of taking...retreat, and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideaa The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which lie can most easily...
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Biographical Sketches of Illinois Officers Engaged in the War Against the ...

James Grant Wilson - Illinois - 1862 - 106 pages
...desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases which I am sorry to find much in vogue among you. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them— of lines of retreat— and of basee of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position the soldier should desire to occupy,...
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the american annual cyclopaedia

1863
...the mean time I desire yon to dismiss certain phrases I am sorry to find much in vogue amongst von. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them — of lines of retreat and bases of supplies. Lei us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy...
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The Great Rebellion: A History of the Civil War in the United States, Volume 2

Joel Tyler Headley - United States - 1863 - 506 pages
...on taking personal command, though full of promise in words, was ominous of defeat. In it he said, " I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding...bases of supplies — let us discard such ideas." And again, " Let us study the probable line of retreat of our opponents and leave our own to take care...
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The Life of Stonewall Jackson: From Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives ...

John Esten Cooke - Generals - 1863 - 305 pages
...desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases, which I am sorry to find much in vogue among you. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them : of lines of retreat, and bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position which a soldiea should desire...
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THE SECOND YEAR OF THE WAR

EDWARD A. POLLARD - 1863
...from your minds certain phrases, (said Pope to his army,) which I am sorry to find much in vogue among you. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them; of lines of retreat and bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...the mean time I desire you to dismiss certain phrases I am sorry to find much in vogue amongst Ton. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them — of lines of retreat and bases of supplies. Let us discard such, ideas. The strongest position а soldier should desire to occupy...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...give you. " Meantime, I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases which I am sorry to find Ohij R " The strongest positiou a soldier should desiro to occupy is one from which ho can most easily advance...
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Southern History of the War: The Second Year of the War

Confederate States of America - 1864 - 386 pages
...from your minds certain phrases (said Pope to his army), which I am sorry to find much in vogue among you. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them ; of lines of retreat and bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy...
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