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" When you first reached the vicinity of Vicksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did — march the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and thus go below ; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that you knew... "
The Rebellion Record: June '63-Nov. '63 - Page 29
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...thought you should do what you finally did — march the troops across the neck, run the butteries with the transports, and thus go below; and I never had any faith, except a general Impo that you knew better than I, that the Ynzoo Pass expedition and the like would succeed. When you...
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The Hero Boy: Or, The Life and Deeds of Lieut-Gen. Grant

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1864 - 340 pages
...of Vicksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did — march the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and thus go below...when you turned northward east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...I thought yon should do what you finally did — march the troops across the neck, run the battenes with the transports, and thus go below ; and I never...when you turned northward, east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make the personal acknowledgment, that you were right and I...
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THE AMERICAN ANNUAL CYCLOPAEDIA

1864
...of Vicksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did—march the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and thus go below;...Yazoo Pass expedition and the like could succeed. When yon got below and took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf, and vicinity, I thought yon should go down the river...
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The United States Service Magazine, Volume 1

Military art and science - 1864
...his Yicksburg campaign. The remarkable letter of President Lincoln is the noblest epitome. He says, " When you got be-low, and took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf,...when you turned northward, east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I have now to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was...
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HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

HENRY J. RAYMOND. - 1864
...of Vicksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did—march the troops across the neck, rim the batteries with the transports, and thus go below;...faith, except a general hope that you knew better than T, that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could succeed. When you got below, and took Port Gibson,...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Electronic book - 1864 - 510 pages
...of Vicksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did — march the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and thus go below...faith, except a general hope, that you knew better / *han I that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could succeed. When you got below, and took...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1864
...of Vicksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did — march the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and thus go below ; and I never had any faith, except а еепегаГ hope that you knew better than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition and the like could...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...of Ticksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did — march the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and thus go below ; and I never had any &ith, except a general hope that you knew better than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like,...
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Illustrated Life, Campaigns and Public Services of Lieut. General Grant ...

United States - 1865 - 257 pages
...of Vicksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did, ma.rch the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and thus go below;...when you, turned northward, east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right, and I was...
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