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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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Lincoln on Lincoln

Paul M. Zall - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 216 pages
...next day: 26 DECEMBER 1864 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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Lincoln the President: Last Full Measure

J. G. Randall, Richard Nelson Current - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 421 pages
..."When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic coast," Lincoln confessed to him, "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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The Union Image: Popular Prints of the Civil War North

Mark E. Neely, Harold Holzer - Design - 2000 - 266 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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War and Ruin: William T. Sherman and the Savannah Campaign

Anne J. Bailey - History - 2003 - 152 pages
...general. "When you were about leaving Atlanta for the Atlantic coast, I was anxious, if not fearful," but "I did not interfere. Now, the undertaking being a success, the honor is all yours; for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce." Sherman's strategy, Lincoln continued, was "indeed a great...
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Commanding Voices of Blue & Gray: General William T. Sherman, General George ...

Brian M. Thomsen - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 384 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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A Legacy of Valor: The Memoirs and Letters of Captain Henry Newton Comey ...

Henry Newton Comey - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 284 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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Grant and Sherman: The Friendship that Won the Civil War

Charles Bracelen Flood - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 460 pages
...Savannah. When you were about to leave Atlanta for the Atlantic coast, I was anxious, if not fearful . . . Now the undertaking being a success, the honor is all yours, for I believe none of us went further than to acquiesce . . . But what next? I suppose it will be safe if I leave...
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Generals in Blue and Gray, Volume 1

Wilmer L. Jones - History - 2005 - 376 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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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2006 - 265 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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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...Sherman and sent it South: "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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