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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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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1903 - 399 pages
...On the night of July 27 McClellan telegraphed to Secretary of War Stanton: " If I save this country 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 the army." Mr. Stanton, a man of fiery...
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The True History of the Civil War

Guy Carleton Lee - 1903
...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." From now on the...
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Political essays

James Russell Lowell - 1904
...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." (a8th June, 1862.)...
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Essentials in American History: From the Discovery to the Present Day

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1905 - 583 pages
...have lost this battle McClellan's because mY f<|rce was too small. ... If I save this army Own story, 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." McClellan was...
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Essentials in American History (from the Discovery to the Present Day)

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1905 - 590 pages
...'• I have lost this battle ^ )ecau8e m y force was too small. ... If I save this army Own story, 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.'' McClellan was...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 33, Part 2

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1906
...other points. Even when his fault-finding reached the neight of telegraphing to the Secretary of War, " If I save the 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." The President answered...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 33, Part 2

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1906
...other points. Even when his fault-finding reached the height of telegraphing to the Secretary of War, " If I save the 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." The President answered...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the ..., Volume 4

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1906
...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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The Politics of Union: Northern Politics During the Civil War

History - 1980 - 202 pages
...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." The manpower crisis...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
...because my force was too small. . . . The Government has not sustained this 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." That McClellan...
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