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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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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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Political essays

James Russell Lowell - 1904
...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." (a8th June, 1862.)...
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The Great Events by Famous Historians: A Comprehensive and Readable Account ...

Charles Francis Horne, Rossiter Johnson - Great events by famous historians - 1905 - 440 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 General Magruder,...
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Essentials in American History (from the Discovery to the Present Day)

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1905 - 583 pages
...have lost this battle McClellan's because mY f<|rce was too small. ... If I save this army Own story, 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." McClellan was...
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Essentials in American History (from the Discovery to the Present Day)

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1905 - 583 pages
...'• I have lost this battle ^ )ecau8e m y force was too small. ... If I save this army Own story, 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.'' McClellan was...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1906
...other points. Even when his fault-finding reached the neight of telegraphing to the Secretary of War, " If I save the 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 sacrifice this army." The President answered...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1906
...other points. Even when his fault-finding reached the height of telegraphing to the Secretary of War, " If I save the 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 sacrifice this army." The President answered...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the Final ...

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1906
...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 1 My authorities for this account are: the correspondence, OR, vol. xi. parts i. and iii. ; McClellan's...
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The Politics of Union: Northern Politics During the Civil War

History - 1980 - 202 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." The manpower crisis...
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