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" If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to any other persons in Washington. " You have done your best to sacrifice this army. "
Edwin McMasters Stanton: the autocrat of rebellion, emancipation, and ... - Page 162
by Frank Abial Flower - 1905 - 425 pages
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Life and Public Services of General Ulysses S. Grant: From His Boyhood to ...

Charles A. Phelps - Presidents - 1868 - 344 pages
...never, in a single instance, telegraphed to President Lincoln as another had done, " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any persons in Washington: you have done your best to sacrifice this army.'' * Gen. Grant determined...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1868
...had not sustained him, he so far forgot himself a3 to say to the Secretary of War, " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." The third Day,...
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HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1868
...accusations -, i -i T i 11 him, he so far forgot himself as to say to the Secretary of War, " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." The third Day,...
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History of the state during the war, and the lives of her generals

Whitelaw Reid - Ohio - 1868
...instant, I could dispose of ten thousand fresh men, I could gain the victory to-morrow. If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army."* Of the tone of...
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LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ULYSSES S. GRANT, FROM HIS BIRTH TO THE PRESENT ...

CHARLES A. PHELPS - 1872
...never, in a single instance, telegraphed to President Lincoln as another had done, " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any persons in Washington: you have done your best to sacrifice this army" * Gen. Grant determined...
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History of the Civil War in America: book 1. Richmond. book 2. The naval war ...

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans comte de Paris, Louis Fitzgerald Tasistro - United States - 1876
...Stanton on the 2Stli of June, twenty minutes after midnight, closed with these words: " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any oilier person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." This phrase was...
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Patton's Concise History of the American People: From the Discoveries of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - United States - 1876 - 1018 pages
...McClellan wrote to the Secretary of War a letter closing in the following singular terms : " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to aoj other persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." The incompetency...
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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
...the Government has not sustained this army. If you do not do so now the game ia lost. If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington. Ton have done your best to sacrifice this army. GEO. B. McCLELLAN....
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The North American Review, Volume 131

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1880
...the Army of the Potomac. I have lost this battle because my force was too small. .... If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to any other persons in Washington. You have done your best to destroy this army." The first remark...
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The Military Telegraph During the Civil War in the United States ..., Volume 1

William Rattle Plum - Military telegraph - 1882
...thousand effective troops, but not at any one time. June 28, he telegraphed Stanton : "If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no' thanks to you, or any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army. " That was while nine thousand...
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