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" I have seen too many dead and wounded comrades to feel otherwise than that the Government has not sustained this army. If you do not do so now, the game is lost. "
THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES ... - Page 158
by HORACE GREELEY - 1866
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 32

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - American literature - 1866
...Government could not hold him responsible for the result. " If J. save this army now," he concludes, "I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or...Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this arifly."i SATURDAY, JUNE 28 — THE RETREAT. Lee had indeed won a formal victory, but nt a fearful...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 32

1866
...him responsible for the result. "If I save this army now," he concludes, "I tell you plainly th»t I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in...Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army."J SATURDAY, JUNE S3.— ТПЕ RETREAT. Lee had indeed won a formal victory, but at a fearful...
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THE LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

J.G. HOLLAND - 1866
...the result ; he must have more troops. "If I save this army now," said he to the Secretary of War, "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." Was ever such petulance, such...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1867
...Government must not, and can not, hold me responsible for the result. I feel too earnestly to-night — I have seen too many dead and wounded comrades to feel...not sustained this army. If you do not do so now, tha game is lost. If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to any...
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Life and Public Services of General Ulysses S. Grant: From His Boyhood to ...

Charles A. Phelps - Presidents - 1868 - 344 pages
...every halt; and he never, in a single instance, telegraphed to President Lincoln as another had done, " 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.'' * Gen. Grant determined to...
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LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ULYSSES S. GRANT, FROM HIS BIRTH TO THE PRESENT ...

CHARLES A. PHELPS - 1872
...every halt; and he never, in a single instance, telegraphed to President Lincoln as another had done, " 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" * Gen. Grant determined to force...
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The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War in the United States of ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1880
...must not hold him responsible for the result, he said: " I feel too earnestly to-night I have aeon too many dead and wounded comrades to feel otherwise...If I save this army now I tell you plainly that I own no thanks to you or any other persons in Washington. You havo done your best to sacrifice this...
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History of the Civil War in America: book 1. Richmond. book 2. The naval war ...

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans comte de Paris - United States - 1876
...addressed to Mr. Stanton on the 2Stli of June, twenty minutes after midnight, closed with these words: " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any oilier person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." This phrase was suppressed...
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History of the Civil War in America, Volume 2

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans comte de Paris - United States - 1876
...addressed to Mr. Stanton on the 28th of June, twenty minutes after midnight, closed with these words: " If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other person in Washington. Yon have done your best to sacrifice this army." This phrase was suppressed at...
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Patton's Concise History of the American People: From the Discoveries of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - United States - 1876 - 1018 pages
...Gaines' Mill 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 aoj other persons in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." The incompetency...
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