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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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 114

1914
...probably the most impertinent sentence ever written by a soldier to his military superior. '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.' But the same bitterness...
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...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.l It is probable...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 96

Scotland - 1864
...many dead and wounded comrades to feel otherwise than that the Government has not sustained this army. If I save the army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to any other persona in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." But he speedily...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 96

England - 1864
...many dead and wounded comrades to feel otherwise than that the Government has not sustained this army. If I save the 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." But he speedily...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 1864 - 510 pages
...the Government has not sustained this army. If you do not 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. GB McCLELLAN. Hon....
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General McClellan and the Conduct of the War

William Henry Hurlbert - United States - 1864 - 312 pages
...that the government has not sustained this army. If you do not do so 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." Stern and terrible...
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the north american review

The North American Review.VOL.XCVIII - 1864
...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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GENERAL MCCLELLAN AND THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR.

WILLIAM HENRY HURLBERT - 1864
...that the government has not sustained this army. If you do not do so 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." Stern and terrible...
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Letter of the Secretary of War, Transmitting Report on the Organization of ...

George Brinton McClellan - Electronic book - 1864 - 242 pages
...government has not sustained thia 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. "GB McCLELLAN....
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Report on the Organization and Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac: To ...

George Brinton McClellan - Maryland Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 480 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 persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army. GB MCCLELLAN, Major-General....
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