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" Our troops toiled a month in the trenches, or lay in the swamps of Warwick. We lost few men by the siege ; but disease took a fearful hold of the army, and toil and hardship, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. We did not carry... "
Military Expeditions Beyond the Seas - Page 244
by George Armand Furse - 1897
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Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War: Army of the Potomac

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War - Ball's Bluff, Battle of, 1861 - 1863
...demoralizing than the labors of a siege. " Our troops toiled a month in the trenches, or lay in the swamps of Warwick. We lost few men by the siege ; but disease...hardship, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. We did not carry with us from Yorktown so good an army as we took there. Of the bitter...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1863
...demoralizing than the labors of a siege. " Our troops toiled a month in the trenches, or lay in the swamps of Warwick. We lost few men by the siege ; but disease...hardship, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. We did not carry with us from Yorktown so good an army as we took there. Of the bitter...
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Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War: In Three Parts

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War - Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861 - 1863
...demoralizing than the labors of a siege. " Our troops toiled a month in the trenches, or lay in the swamps of Warwick. We lost few men by the siege; but disease...hardship, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. We did not carry with us from Yorktown so good an army as we took there. Of the bitter...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...siege. "Our troops tciled a ir.ontli in the trenches, or lay in tiie swamps of Warwick. We lost tow men by the siege ; but disease took a fearful hold...hardship, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. We did not carry with us from Yorktown so good an army as we took there. Of the bitter...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES ...

HORACE GREELEY - 1866
...demoralizing than the labors of a siege. " Our troops toiled a month in the trenches, or lay in the swamps of "Warwick. We lost few men by the siege; but disease...hardship, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. 'We did not carry with us from Yorktown so good an army as we took there. Of the bitter...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1867
...demoralizing than the labors of a siege. " Our troops totted a month in the trenches, or lay in the swamps of Warwick. We lost few men by the siege; but disease...hardship, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. We did not cany with us from Yorktown so good an army as we took there. Of the bitter...
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The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War in the United States of ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1880
...says, after speaking of the toils of the troops lor a month in the trencher, or lying in the swamps of Warwick : " We lost few men by the siege., but disease took a fearful hold of the army ; and toil and li:ird>hips, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. We did not carry with us...
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A Critical History of the Late American War

Asa Mahan - United States - 1877 - 461 pages
...aspect of a plague." General JG Barnard, General McClellan's Engineer-in-Chief, in his report, says, "We lost few men by the siege, but disease took a fearful hold of the army ; and toil and hardships, unredeemed by the excitement of combat, impaired their morale. We did not carry with us...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Dept - Confederate States of America - 1884
...demoralizing than the labors. 9 EE — VOL XI of the siege. Our troops toiled a month in the trendies or Jay in the swamps of the Warwick. We lost few men by the...impaired, the morale. We did not carry with us from Yorktowu so good an army as we took there. Of the bitter fruits of that mouth gained by the enemy we...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 5

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...strong force when our army appeared before them, and we know that they were far from complete. . . Our troops toiled a month in the trenches, or lay...a fearful hold of the army, and toil and hardship, unrelieved by the excitement of combat, im- w_ Kpaired the morale. We did not carry with us from ^rt^"...
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