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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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The Sword of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac

Jeffry D. Wert - History - 2005 - 559 pages
...that the Govt 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 any other persons in Washington — you have done your best to sacrifice this Army."32 When the telegram...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 pages
...a truth which to-day has been too plainly proved." Finally, he vindictively added: "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." When the supervisor...
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The Mysterious Private Thompson: The Double Life of Sarah Emma Edmonds ...

Laura Leedy Gansler - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 255 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. The telegraph operator...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...many dead and wounded comrades to feel otherwise than that the Govt has not sustained this army... 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."211 McClellan had not...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...many dead and wounded comrades to feel otherwise than that the Govt has not sustained this army...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." 211 McClellan had...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...small. . . . The government must not and 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 to any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army."53 Lee hammered...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 842 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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The Peninsula and Seven Days: A Battlefield Guide

Brian K. Burton - History - 2007 - 168 pages
...McClellan wrote a telegram to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton that ended with the sentences, "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." Those sentences...
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Generals in Blue and Gray

Wilmer L. Jones - History - 2005 - 376 pages
...to capture Richmond. "If I save this army now," he wrote in a dispatch to Secretary of War Stanton, "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."33 Throughout the war,...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg, Edward C. Goodman - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...game is lost." Then McClellan used accusing words: "If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that 1 owe no thanks to you or any person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." Of these words, McClellan wrote his wife: "Of course they will never forgive me for thai. I knew it...
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