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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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Civil War Times, 1861-1865

Daniel Wait Howe - United States - 1902 - 421 pages
...indicated by his remarkable dispatch to the latter June 28, 1862, 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." When McClellan...
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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln: Condensed from Nicolay & Hay's Abraham ...

John George Nicolay - Presidents - 1902 - 578 pages
...shall be glad to cover 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." Under almost any...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, and Speeches ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - Presidents - 1902 - 842 pages
...the Government has not sustained this army. If you do not so now, the game is lost. i 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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American History Told by Contemporaries, Volume 4

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - United States - 1901
...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 McCLElXAN. July...
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Abraham Lincoln

William Eleroy Curtis - Presidents - 1902 - 409 pages
...to use to-morrow I could take Richmond," he telegraphed Secretary Stanton. " If I save this country now I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." The Secretary's rage may...
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The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 7

Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Sir Stanley Mordaunt Leathes - Europe - 1905
...and shall be glad to cover 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." There was no occasion...
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Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency, Volume 2

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
...dispatch to Stanton, complaining of defeat for the want of enough men, and concluding: "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." Before night (on...
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The true history of the Civil War

Guy Carleton Lee - United States - 1903 - 421 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." From now on the...
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The history and government of the United States, Volume 3

Jacob Harris Patton, John Lord - United States - 1903
...McClellan wrote to the Secretary of War a letter closing in the following singular terms : " 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 incompetency...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1903 - 399 pages
...On the night of July 27 McClellan telegraphed to Secretary of War Stanton: " If I save this country now I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice the army." Mr. Stanton, a man of fiery...
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