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" I am clear that one of two courses should be adopted: First, to concentrate all our available forces to open communications with Pope; Second, to leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe. "
Letter of the Secretary of War, Transmitting Report on the Organization of ... - Page 178
1864 - 242 pages
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The Life and Public Services of Ambrose E. Burnside: Soldier - Citizen ...

Benjamin Perley Poore - 1882 - 448 pages
...1st. To concentrate all our available forces to open communication with Pope. 2d. To leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to...what my orders and authority are. I ask for nothing, but will obey whatever orders you give. I only ask a prompt decision, that I may at once give the necessary...
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The Life and Public Services of Ambrose E. Burnside: Soldier - Citizen ...

Benjamin Perley Poore - 1882 - 448 pages
...To concentrate all our available forces to open communication with Pope. 2nd. To leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to make the capital perfectlv safe. " No middle ground will now answer. Tell me what vou wish me to do. and I will do all...
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The War of the Rebellion: With a Full and Critical History of the First ...

Theodore Burr Gates - United States - 1884 - 627 pages
...to use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe." Then comes the key to all this diplomacy : "Tell me what you wish me to do, and I will do all in my power to accomplish it. 1 wish to know what my orders and authority are." At 7.50 PM of the 29th, Halleck telegraphs McClellan...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

Isaac Newton Arnold - Illustrated books - 1885 - 462 pages
...get out qf hia scrape, and at once use all means to make the capital perfectly safe. No middle course will now answer. Tell me what you wish me to do, and 1 will do all in my power to accomplish it. l wish to know what my orders and authority are. l ask...
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McClellan's Own Story: The War for the Union, the Soldiers who Fought It ...

George Brinton McClellan - United States - 1886 - 678 pages
...this Halleck made no reply. On the 29th McClellan telegraphed both the President and Gen. Halleck : " Tell me what you wish me to do, and I will do all...accomplish it. I wish to know what my orders and authority arc. I ask for nothing, but will obey whatever orders you give. I only ask a prompt decision." To this...
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The Sixteenth Maine Regiment in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865

Abner Ralph Small - Maine Infantry. 16th Regt., 1862-1865 - 1886 - 323 pages
...concentrate all of our available forces to open communication with Pope. Second, to 1868 leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe." " He stayed Franklin at Annandale, and sent Sumners northward toward Chain Bridge instead of toward...
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Following the Flag

Charles Carleton Coffin - Battles - 1886 - 240 pages
...concentrate all our available force, to open communication with Pope ; second, to leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to make the capital safe." ' General Pope had opened his communications unaided by General McClellan. He had moved to the...
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The Century: 1888-89, Volume 37

1889
...concentrate all our available forces to open communications with Pope ; second, to leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to...what my orders and authority are. I ask for nothing, but will obey whatever orders you give. I only ask a prompt decision, that 1 may at once give the necessary...
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The Secret and Political History of the War of the Rebellion: The Causes ...

Fayette Hall - United States - 1890 - 56 pages
...to concentrate all our available forces, to open communication with Pope ; 2d, to leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to...what my orders and authority are. I ask for nothing but will obey whatever orders you give. I only ask a prompt decision, that I may at once give the necessary...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 6

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...concentrate all our available forces to open communications with Pope ; second, to leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to...what my orders and authority are. I ask for nothing, but will obey whatever orders w R you give. I only ask a prompt decision, that I may at voi'xi., once...
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