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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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Twenty Years of Congress: from Lincoln to Garfield: With a Review ..., Volume 1

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1884 - 1370 pages
...the line of the James River, General McClellan had telegraphed the Secretary of War " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." Perhaps no such dispatch...
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Proceedings of the Reunion Society of Vermont Officers, ... with ..., Volume 2

Reunion Society of Vermont Officers - Local history - 1906
...to wring the heart of President Lincoln by sending him a despatch in which he said : "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." Then came the...
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Field, Fort and Fleet: Being a Series of Brilliant and Authentic Sketches of ...

M. Quad - United States - 1885 - 520 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 ! History need only...
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Political Discussions, Legislative, Diplomatic, and Popular, 1856-1886

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1887 - 525 pages
...lying at Harrison's Landing, General McClellan telegraphed to the Secretary of War: " If I save this Army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this Army" It is an old maxim, fellow-citizens,...
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Drum-beat of the Nation: The First Period of the War of the ..., Volume 4

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1887 - 478 pages
...could not be taken away. General McClellan sent a last despatch to Secretary Stanton : " 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." It was regarded...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 46

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1887
...regarded as a great achievement, declaring to Stanton while it was being accomplished, "If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington." But how could he dare to claim credit for it now ? If one can...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - United States - 1888 - 552 pages
...close of a long despatch to the Secretary of War on the 28th, General McClellan said : " 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 Gen. John...
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Political Essays

James Russell Lowell - United States - 1888 - 326 pages
...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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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography, Volume 4

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1888
...Richmond the next day, and he closed the despatch to Sec. Stanton with the bold assertion: "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." On the third day,...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...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....
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