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" I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen the backs of our enemies — from an army whose business it has been to seek the adversary, and to beat him when found, whose policy has been attack and not defence. "
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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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...of his brief campaign, brought down upon its author a full measure of ridicule and scorn. " I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen...has been to seek the adversary, and to beat him when found — whose policy has been attack and not defence. I presume that I have been called here to pursue...
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...position, General Lee resolved upon a flank movement to the left and intrusted it to Stone1 ... I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen...has been to seek the adversary and to beat him when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defense. ... I presume that I have been called here...
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Biographical Sketches of Illinois Officers Engaged in the War Against the ...

James Grant Wilson - Illinois - 1862 - 106 pages
...operations, and in placing you in positions from which you can act promptly and to the purpose. I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen...business it has been to seek the adversary, and to beat linn when found— whose policy hue been attack, and not defense. In butone instance has the enemy...
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the american annual cyclopaedia

1863
...field. Lt vn understand each other. I have come to you from the West where we bare always seen the bocks of our enemies — from an army whose business it has been to seek an adversary and beat him when found ; whose policy has been attack and not defence. In but one instance...
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Biographical Sketches of Illinois Officers Engaged in the War Against the ...

James Grant Wilson - Illinois - 1862 - 106 pages
...in placing you in positions from which you can act promptly and to the purpose. I have come to yon from the West, where we have always seen the backs of our enemies—from an army whose business it baa been to seek the adversary, and to beat him when found—whose...
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Battle-fields of the South: From Bull Run to Fredericksburg; with ..., Volume 1

English Combatant - United States - 1863
...and in placing you in position from which you can act promptly and to the purpose. I have come to yon from the West, where we have always seen the backs...has been to seek the adversary, and to beat him when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defence ! In but one instance has the enemy been able...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...are nearly completed, and I am about to join you in the field. Let us understand each other. I have come to you from the West where we have always seen the backs of oar enemies — from an army whose business it has been to seek an adversary and beat him when found...
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Battle-fields of the South: From Bull Run to Fredericksburgh ; with Sketches ...

English Combatant - History - 1864 - 517 pages
...operations, and in placing you in position from which you can act promptly and to the purpose. I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen...has been to seek the adversary, and to beat him when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defence ! In but one instance has the enemy been able...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...operations, and hi placing you in positions from which you can act promptly and to the purpose. " I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen...enemies —from an army whose business it has been to »eek the adversary, and to beat him when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defense....
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National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - United States - 1861
...operations, arid in placing you in positions from which you can act promptly and to the purpose. I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen...has been to seek the adversary, and to beat him when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defence. In but one instance has the enemy been able...
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