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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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Military History of the United States, by Emory Upton. [1st Ed.].

United States. War Department - 1904 - 495 pages
...is, the Government must not and cannot hold me responsible for the result. I feel too earnestly — I have seen too many dead and wounded comrades to feel...army. If you do not do so now, the game is lost." The President, naturally seeking to vindicate the mistaken movements for the defense of Washington,...
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The Military Policy of the United States

Emory Upton - United States - 1904 - 495 pages
...is, the Government must not and cannot hold me responsible for the result. I feel too earnestly — I have seen too many dead and wounded comrades to feel...sustained this army. If you do not do so now, the gатe is lost." The President, naturally seeking to vindicate the mistaken movements for the defense...
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Edwin McMasters Stanton: The Autocrat of Rebellion, Emancipation, and ...

Frank Abial Flower - Statesmen - 1905 - 425 pages
...retreat, telegraphing to Stanton that he was "not responsible" for the result and closing: "If I save the army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or any person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this army." "Had such language been...
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The Army of the Potomac from 1861 to 1863: An Inside View of the History of ...

Samuel Livingston French - United States - 1906 - 359 pages
...the Government must not and cannot hold me responsible for the result. I feel earnestly to-night. I 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. ' ' In any other country perhaps,...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the Final ...

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1906
...men. ... I have lost this battle because my force was too small. ... I feel too earnestly to-night. I have seen too many dead and wounded comrades to feel...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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Lincoln, Master of Men: A Study in Character

Alonzo Rothschild - Advertising - 1906 - 531 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...do not do so now, the game is lost. If I save this anny now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you or to any other persons in Washington. You...
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The History of Nations, Volume 24

Henry Cabot Lodge - World history - 1906
...he wrote to the Secretary of War in a spirit half of despair and half of insubordination, saying : " 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 it." After the battle of Malvern Hill McClellan...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1906
...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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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1906
...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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The Appeal to Arms, 1861-1863, Volume 20

James Kendall Hosmer - United States - 1907 - 354 pages
...brought the army to a pass so critical, he breaks out: "The Government has not sustained this army. 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." 2 Still more unbecoming was...
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