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" ... indeed a great success. Not only does it afford the obvious and immediate military advantages ; but in showing to the world that your army could be divided, putting the stronger part to an important new service, and yet leaving enough to vanquish... "
The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military History of ... - Page 285
by Thomas Mears Eddy - 1866
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...opposing forces of the whole — Hood's army — it brings those who sat in darkness to see great light. " Please make my grateful acknowledgments to your whole army, officers and men. " Yours, very truly, A. LISOOLS." Two separate expeditions were sent out from the Mississippi to distract the enemy's attention...
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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin, Richard Bache Irwin - United States - 1865 - 512 pages
...service, and yet leaving enough to vanquish the old opposing forces of the whole—Hood's army—it brings those who sat in darkness to see a great light....whole army, officers and men. " Yours very truly, "A. LINCOLN." In concluding his official report, Sherman thus speaks of the services rendered by his subordinate...
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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - Bookbinding - 1865 - 512 pages
...Not only, he continued, " does it afford the obvious and immediate military advantages," etc., but " it brings those who sat in darkness to see a great light." The preacher tells us, " no man can serve two masters," and the maxim is as true in war as in religion....
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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - United States - 1865 - 520 pages
...Not only, he continued, " does it afford the obvious and immediate military advantages," etc., but " it brings those who sat in darkness to see a great light." The preacher tells us, " no man can serve two masters," and the maxim is as true in war as in religion....
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THE PATRIOTISM OF ILLINOIS. A RECORD OF THE CIVIL AND MILITARY HISTORY OF ...

T. M. EDDY, D. D., - 1866
...service, and yet leaving enough to vanquish the old opposing forces of the whole — Hood's army— it brings those who sat in darkness to see a great...army, officers and men. " Yours, very truly, " A. LINCOLN." From Chattanooga to Savannah, and the end not yet. CHAPTER XVIII. THE CLOSE OF 1864— THE...
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Supplemental Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War: In Two ...

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War - United States - 1866
...service, and yet leaving enough to vanquish the old opposing force of the whole — Hood's army — it brings those who sat in darkness to see a great light. But what next ? I suppose it will be safer if I leave General Grant and yourself to decide. Please make my grateful acknowledgments to your...
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THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR

1866
...service, and yet leaving enough to vanquish the old opposing force of the whole—Hood's army—it brings those who sat in darkness to see a great light. But what next ? I suppose it will be safer if I leave- General Grant < and yourself to decide. Please make my grateful acknowledgments to...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HSTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION

HORACE GREELEY - 1866
...opposing forces of the whole—Hood's army—it brings those who sat in darkness to see great light. "Please make my grateful acknowledgments to your whole army, officers and men. "Yours, very truly, A. LINCOLN." Two separate expeditions were sent .out from the Mississippi to distract the enemy's attention...
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Reunion, Volume 31

Society of the Army of the Cumberland - United States - 1904
...important new service, and yet leaving enough to vanquish the old opposing force of the whole, HOOD'S army, it brings those who sat in darkness to see a great light. Hut what next ? I suppose it will be .safer that I leave GENERAL GRANT and yourself to decide. "A....
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The Century, Volume 34

1887
...important new service, and yet leaving enough to vanquish the old opposing force of the whole, Hood's army, it brings those who sat in darkness to see a great light. But what next ? I suppose it will be safer if I leave General Grant and yourself to decide." So highly do I prize this testimonial that...
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