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" When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic coast, I was anxious, if not fearful ; but feeling that you were the better judge; and remembering that "nothing risked, nothing gained," I did not interfere. Now, the undertaking being a success, the... "
Reunion - Page 129
by Society of the Army of the Cumberland - 1904
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The Story-life of Lincoln: A Biography Composed of Five Hundred True Stories ...

Wayne Whipple - Presidents - 1908 - 708 pages
...the capture of Savannah. "When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic coast, I was anxious, if not fearful ; but feeling that you were the better judge, and remembering that 'nothing risked, nothing gained," I did not interfere. Now, the undertaking being a success, the...
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Grant, the man of mystery

Nicholas Smith - Generals - 1909 - 381 pages
...for the Atlantic coast, I was anxious if not fearful; but feeling that you were the better judge ... I did not interfere. Now, the undertaking being a success, the honor is all yours." Sherman began his famous march to the sea on November 14th, with an army of 60,000 men, reaching Savannah,...
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The Civil War

Charles Lester Barstow - United States - 1912
...date of December 26th, 1864: When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic coast I was anxious, if not fearful; but feeling that you were the better...being a success, the honor is all yours; for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce; and taking the work of General Thomas into account, as it...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Louis Arthur Coolidge - 1917 - 596 pages
...The fine audacity of his accomplishment had caught the fancy of the world. Lincoln congratulated him: "The undertaking being a success the honor is all yours; for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce." Some would have made him a Lieutenant-General and put him...
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A History of Rome and Floyd County, State of Georgia, United ..., Volume 1

George Magruder Battey - Floyd County (Ga.) - 1922 - 640 pages
..."Washington, Dec. 26, 1864. "When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic Coast, I was anxious, if not fearful; but, feeling that you were the better...being a success, the honor is all yours; for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce; and, taking the work of Gen. Thomas into account, as it...
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The Century: 1887, Volume 34

1887
...date of December 26, 1864: " When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic coast I was anxious, if not fearful ; but feeling that you were the better...a success, the honor is all yours ; for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce ; and taking the work of General Thomas into account, as...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - History - 1977 - 288 pages
...the capture of Savannah. When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic coast, I was anxious, if not fearful; but feeling that you were the better judge, and remembering that "nothing risked, nothing gained" I did not interfere. Now, the undertaking being a success, the...
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Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman, Volume 1

William Tecumseh Sherman, William T. Tecumseh Sherman - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 1136 pages
...WASHINGTON, December 26, 1864. When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic coast, I was anxious, if not fearful; but, feeling that you were the better...being a success, the honor is all yours; for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce; and, taking the work of General Thomas into account, as...
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Sherman: Fighting Prophet

Lloyd Lewis - History - 1993 - 690 pages
...Atlantic coast, I was anxious, if not fearful; but feeling you were the better judge, and remembering that "nothing risked nothing gained," I did not interfere....being a success, the honor is all yours, for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce. And taking the work of General Thomas into the count, as...
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Lincoln's Generals

Civil War Institute Gettysburg College Gabor S. Boritt Director - History - 1994 - 272 pages
...if not fearful," Lincoln admitted, "but feeling that you were the better judge, and remembering that 'nothing risked, nothing gained,' I did not interfere....being a success, the honor is all yours; for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce." This was vindication indeed, for the risk, for the self...
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