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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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Iowa in War Times

Samuel Hawkins Marshall Byers - Iowa - 1888 - 615 pages
...plainly," he dared write to the War Department, " if I save this army now, I owe no thanks to you, nor to any person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." It seemed as if the government feared the man who was leading its armies to disaster in the East. Private...
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The Century: 1888-89, Volume 37

1889
...be glad to л-vtr my retreat and save the material and personnel of the army. . . . 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 kind and patient...
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Political Essays

James Russell Lowell - United States - 1890 - 327 pages
...following sentences at the end of an official communication addressed to the latter : " 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." (28th June, 1862.)...
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Lincoln, His Life and Time: Being the Life and Public Services of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1891 - 808 pages
...ever before permitted to say to his superior officer without instant dismissal — " 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" To this dispatch the...
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General George H. Thomas: A Critical Biography

Donn Piatt - United States - 1893 - 646 pages
...of War in the following words, which give the true measure of the man. They read : " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or any other person in Washington. Yea have done your best to sacrifice this army." • It was the belief...
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John Torrey Morse - 1893
...the government has not sustained this army. If you do not do so now, the game is 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. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." 2 It was safe...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1893 - 542 pages
...Government has not sustained this army. If you do not do so now the game is lost. " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." Three days later...
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Life and Public Services of Hon. James G. Blaine, the Illustrious American ...

James Penny Boyd - Bookbinding - 1893 - 686 pages
...lying at Harrison's Landing, General McClellan telegraphed to the Secretary of War : " If I nave 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." It is an old maxim,...
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The Life of William A. Buckingham: The War Governor of Connecticut, with a ...

Samuel Giles Buckingham - Connecticut - 1894 - 537 pages
...the government has not sustained this army. If you do not do so now, the game is lost. If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army."— [Greeiey, p....
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The National Cyclopedia of American Biography

United States - 1895
...Stanton, he exhibited the deep chagrin and unhappiness which he felt in these words: " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any persons iu Washington; you have doneyour best tosacrifice this army." He had fought the battle...
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