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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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Extraordinary Circumstances: The Seven Days Battles

Brian K. Burton - History - 2001 - 524 pages
...he wrote this telegram. The next paragraph makes McClellan's view a hit more clear: "If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington" — presmuahly including Lincoln. Then the final paragraph, really...
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Articles of War: Winners, Losers, and Some who Were Both in the Civil War

Albert E. Castel - History - 2001 - 244 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 any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army. Shocked by the last...
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No Disgrace to My Country: The Life of John C. Tidball

Eugene C. Tidball - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 564 pages
...overwhelmed him even after he brought his last reserves into action. He concluded, "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." Shocked by this concluding...
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Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam

James M. McPherson - History - 2002 - 224 pages
...comrades to feel otherwise than that this Government has not sustained this army. ... 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."6 A startled colonel in...
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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 528 pages
...victory — as it is the Govt must not & cannot hold me responsible for the result. ... 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." And with that, McClellan...
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Command Failure in War: Psychology and Leadership

Philip Langer, Robert Pois - History - 2004 - 304 pages
...thought I was the fool."1co CHAPTER THREE McCLELLAN'S FLAWED CAMPAIGN: THE WOUNDED EGO 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 sacnfice the army. T An .HIS WAS TO BE THE culmination...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...to Stanton, his sense of injury mounted to a ferocious climax in the last sentence: "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 closing was so...
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An American Iliad: The Story of the Civil War

Charles Pierce Roland - History - 2004 - 289 pages
...because my force was too small. . . . This 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." Fortunately for...
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The Gleam of Bayonets: The Battle of Antietam and Robert E. Lee's Maryland ...

James V. Murfin, James I. Robertson, Scott Hartwig - History - 2004 - 451 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. 67 McClellan's...
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Shelby Foote and the Art of History: Two Gates to the City

James Panabaker - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 238 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." Having thus unburdened...
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