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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 166
by Frank Abial Flower - 1905 - 425 pages
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850, Volume 4

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1899
...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 1 My authorities for this account are: the correspondence, OR, vol. xi. parts i. and iii. ; McClellan's...
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Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton, Volume 1

George Congdon Gorham - Statesmen - 1899
...with ten thonsand fresh men," are stricken out, and the following words are added : " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." In the absence of any...
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History of the United States of America: 1861-1865. The civil war

James Schouler - United States - 1899
...Secretary Stanton, which charged that the Government had withheld from him reenforcements. " 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."1 No President...
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History of the United States of America Under the Constitution: 1861-1865 ...

James Schouler - United States - 1899
...Secretary Stanton, which charged that the Government had withheld from him reenforcements. " 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." 1 No President...
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Men and Things I Saw in Civil War Days

James Fowler Rusling - Etats-Unis - 1899 - 411 pages
...hold me responsible for the :.suit * * * The Government has not sustained this army. * * * I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to T or to any other persons in Washington. "You have done your best to sacrifice this army. "GB The foregoing...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - Presidents - 1900
...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 person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army. " Save your army at all...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...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 person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army. " Save your army at all events," Lincoln replied. " Will send re-enforcements as fast as we can. Of...
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"Abe" Lincoln's Yarns and Stories: A Complete Collection of the Funny and ...

Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Kelly McClure - 1901 - 450 pages
...courtmartialed for using this language, which appeared in McClellan's letter of June 28th : "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." embraced the President...
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The First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry from April 19, 1861, to July 7, 1865

William Harrison Beach - New York (State) - 1902 - 579 pages
...after the battle at Games' Mill, McClellan sent this message to the secretary of war : "If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or any other persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." The morning of the battle...
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The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 7

Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Sir Stanley Mordaunt Leathes - History, Modern - 1905
...and shall be glad to cover 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." There was no occasion...
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