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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 Century: 1888-89, Volume 37

1889
...be glad to л-vtr 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 kind and patient...
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Political Essays

James Russell Lowell - United States - 1890 - 327 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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Lincoln, His Life and Time: Being the Life and Public Services of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - Presidents - 1891 - 808 pages
...ever before permitted to say to his superior officer without instant dismissal — " 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" To this dispatch the...
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General George H. Thomas: A Critical Biography

Donn Piatt - United States - 1893 - 646 pages
...of War in the following words, which give the true measure of the man. They read : " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or any other person in Washington. Yea have done your best to sacrifice this army." • It was the belief...
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John Torrey Morse - 1893
...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." 2 It was safe...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1893 - 542 pages
...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." Three days later...
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Life and Public Services of Hon. James G. Blaine, the Illustrious American ...

James Penny Boyd - Bookbinding - 1893 - 686 pages
...lying at Harrison's Landing, General McClellan telegraphed to the Secretary of War : " If I nave 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,...
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The Life of William A. Buckingham: The War Governor of Connecticut, with a ...

Samuel Giles Buckingham - Connecticut - 1894 - 537 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 person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army."— [Greeiey, p....
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The National Cyclopedia of American Biography

United States - 1895
...Stanton, he exhibited the deep chagrin and unhappiness which he felt in these words: " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any persons iu Washington; you have doneyour best tosacrifice this army." He had fought the battle...
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McClure's Magazine, Volume 4

1895
...letter was written, McClellan had addressed Stanton a long letter, 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." That McClellan,...
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