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" President directs that you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or drive him south. Your army must move now, while the roads are good. "
Letter of the Secretary of War: Transmitting Report on the Organization of ... - Page 219
1864 - 242 pages
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...greater activity and energy. Under date of October 6th, Halleck sent a telegram of a peremptory sort > " I am instructed to telegraph you as follows : The...and give battle to the enemy, or drive him south. Youi army must move now, while the roads STUART'S CAVALRY RAID. 235 are good. If you cross the river...
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...McClellan the following positive instructions : WASHINGTON, DC, October 6, 1862. MAJOR-GENERAL MCCLELLAN : I am instructed to telegraph you as follows: The President...you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy - In his memoirs McClellan tries to create the im- ble purpose is to see the troops and the battle-field...
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the american annual cyclopaedia

1863
...had swollen the Potomac and impaired the roads. On the 6th of October he was peremptorily ordered to "cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or...Your army must move now, while the roads are good." It will be observed that three weeks have elapsed since this order was given. In regard to Gen. McClellan's...
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Annual Report of the Secretary of War

1862
...swollen the Potomac and impaired the roads. On the 6th of October he was peremptorily ordered " to cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or...Your army must move now, while the roads are good." It will be observed that three weeks have elapsed since this order was given. 4th. In my opinion, there...
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Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War: In Three Parts

Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861 - 1863
...Washington the following order was sent to General McClellan by General Halleck : '•WAR DEPARTMENT, " Washington, DC, October 6, 1862. " I am instructed...Your army must move now while the roads are good. t' If you cross the river between the enemy and Washington, and cover the latter by your line of operations,...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 2

United States - 1863
...McCLELLAN, Major General. General HW HALLECK, General-in- Chief, [Sent 1.30 p. m ] WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, DC, October 6, 1862. I am instructed to...Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or drive him eouth. Your army must move now, while the roads are good. If you cross the river between the enemy...
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The American Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...McCIellan: WieniHGTOH, DC, Oct. 6, ISiS. My.-Gen. McCIellan: I am instructed to telegraph to you as follow*: The President directs that you cross the Potomac and...him south. Your army must move now while the roads arc good. If you cross the river between the enemy and Washington, and cover the latter by your line...
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Report: Army of the Potomac, including Journal of the Committee, Dec. 20 ...

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, Benjamin Franklin Wade - Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861 - 1863
...had swollen the Potomac and impaired the roads. On the 6th of October he was peremptorily ordered "to cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or...Your army must move now while the roads are good." It will be observed that three weeks have elapsed since this order was given. Fourth. In my opinion,...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 5

Frank Moore - United States - 1863
...swollen the Potomac wd impaired the roads. On the sixth of Ocióte he was peremptorily ordered : " To cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or...drive him south. Your army must move now, while the rotds are good." It will be observed that three weeks have elapsed since this order was firen. 4. In...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1863
...swollen the Potomac and impaired the roads. On the 6th of October he was peremptorily ordered " to cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or drive him south. Your army m»st move now, while the roads are good." It will be observed that three weeks have elapsed since...
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