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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. "
The Century - Page 396
1889
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Biographical Sketches of Illinois Officers Engaged in the War Against the ...

James Grant Wilson - Illinois - 1862 - 106 pages
...active 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...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 - 399 pages
...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...when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defence ! In but one instance has the enemy been able to place our Western armies in a defensive attitude...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...labors 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
...active 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...when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defence ! In but one instance has the enemy been able to place our Western armies in a defensive attitude....
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...active 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...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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History of the American War, Volume 2

Henry Charles Fletcher - United States - 1865
...active 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...when found — whose policy has been attack and not defence. In but one instance has the enemy been able to place our Western armies in a defensive attitude....
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...active 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...when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defence. " In but one instance has the enemy been able to place our Western armies in a defensive attitude....
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National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - United States - 1861
...active 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...when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defence. In but one instance has the enemy been able to place our western armies in a defensive attitude....
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