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" He must do this; for should he permit u# to occupy Richmond, his destruction can be averted only by entirely defeating us in a battle, in which he must be the assailant. This movement, if successful, gives us the capital, the communications, the supplies... "
Letter of the Secretary of War: Transmitting Report on the Organization of ... - Page 47
1864 - 242 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 121

1865
...Manasses, in order to hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He must do this ; for should he permit us to occupy Richmond, his destruction can be averted...communications, the supplies of the rebels; Norfolk would fall; nil the waters of the Chesapeake would be ours ; all Virginia would be in our power, and the enemy...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 96

Scotland - 1864
...Norfolk. He must do this ; for should he permit us to occupy Richmond, his destruction can only be averted by entirely defeating us in a battle in which he must...waters of the Chesapeake would be ours ; all Virginia woidd be in our power, and the enemy forced to abandon Tennessee and North Carolina. The alternative...
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Report on the Organization and Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac: To ...

George Brinton McClellan - Maryland Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 480 pages
...Manassas, in order to hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He must do this ; for should he permit us to occupy Richmond, his destruction can be averted...supplies of the rebels ; Norfolk would fall ; all tho waters of the Chesapeake would be ours, all Virginia would be in our power ; and the enemy forced...
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Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-general U. S. Army

George Stillman Hillard - United States - 1864 - 396 pages
...hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He must do this; for, should he permit us to occupy Eichmond, his destruction can be averted only by entirely defeating...us the capital, the communications, the supplies, 13 of the rebels; Norfolk would fall, all the waters of the Chesapeake would be ours, all Virginia...
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report of maj gen george b mclellan upon the organization of the army of the ...

1864
...nassas, in order to hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He must do this; for should he ! permit us to occupy Richmond, his destruction | can be averted...us in a battle, in which he" must be the assailant, j This movement, if successful, gives us the capital, the communications, the supplies of the rebels;...
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General McClellan and the Conduct of the War

William Henry Hurlbert - 1864 - 312 pages
...Manasses, in order to hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He must do this ; for should he permit us to occupy Richmond, his destruction can be averted only by entirely defeating us in a LIFE OF GEN. GEORGE B. McCLELLAN. 183 battle, in which he must be the assailant. This movement, if...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...Manassas, in order to hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He must do this ; for, should he permit us s " +V ̾ 7 C 1 [= W ?p |I < y樆 9 : { 1 D ns in a battle, in which he must be the assailant. This movement, if successful, gives us the capital,...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...Monassas, in order to hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He must do this ; for, should he permit us to occupy Richmond, his destruction can be averted...be ours ; all Virginia would be in our power, and tlio enemy forced to abandon Tennessee and North Carolina. The alternative presented to the enemy would...
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Life and Campaigns of General Robert E. Lee

James Dabney McCabe - Generals - 1866 - 717 pages
...Manassas, in order to hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He must do this ; for, should he permit us to occupy Richmond, his destruction can be averted...enemy forced to abandon Tennessee and North Carolina. * * Should we be beaten in a battle, we have a perfectly secure retreat down the Peninsula upon Fort...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1867
...Mantissas, in order to hasten to cover Richmond and Norfolk. He mutt do this ; for, should he permit us to occupy Richmond, his destruction can be averted...by entirely defeating us in a battle, in which he mast be the assailant. This movement, if successful, gives us the capital, the communications, the...
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