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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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Political Discussions, Legislative, Diplomatic, and Popular, 1856-1886

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1887 - 525 pages
...Harrison's Landing, General McClellan telegraphed to the Secretary of War: " If I save this Army now, I tdl 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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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...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...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,...
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The Century: 1888-89, Volume 37

1889
...Government must not and can not hold me responsible for the result. I feel too earnestly to-night ; 1 have seen too many dead and wounded comrades to feel...plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army. 1 It is probable that no other...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 5

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...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...this army. If you do not do so now, the game is lost. w R If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no vol. xi., thanks to you or to any other...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 1

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 470 pages
...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...this army. If you do not do so now, the game is lost. w R If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no vol. xi., thanks to you or to any other...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 5

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...than that the Government has not sustained this army. If you do not do so now, the game is lost. w K If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no vol.' xi., thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington. P. 6i.'. You have done your best to...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 6

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...save the material and personJ l McClellan nel of the army. . . If I save this army now, I tJ^.^>"1 tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to U™1'. „. any other persons in Washington. You have done VoL' XL, your best to sacrifice this army."...
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Lincoln, His Life and Time: Being the Life and Public Services of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1891 - 808 pages
...subordinate was 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 President...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1892 - 542 pages
...Government must not and cannot hold me responsible for the result. "I feel too earnestly to-night. I have seen too many dead and wounded comrades to feel...this army. If you do not do so now the game is lost. Three days later (July 1st) McClellan telegraphed : " I need fifty thousand more men. "With them we...
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LIFE OF LINCOLN

CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN - 1892
...Government must not and cannot hold me responsible for the result. " I feel too earnestly to-night. I have seen too many dead and wounded comrades to feel otherwise than that the Qovernment has not sustained this army. If you do not do BO now the game is lost. Three days later...
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