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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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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 6

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 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...in my power to accomplish it. I wish to know what iny orders and authority are. I ask for nothing, but will obey whatever orders w R you give. I only...
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Lincoln, His Life and Time: Being the Life and Public Services of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1891 - 808 pages
...•11 our available forces to open communications with Pope; second, to leave Pope to get out of hs scrape, and at once use all our means to make the...perfectly safe. No middle ground will now answer. Toll nw what you wish me to do, and I will do all in my power to accomplish it To this the President...
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The Quiver

1895
...realistic. And I think you over-estimate my poor powers of charming. I repeat what I said just now — tell me what you wish me to do. and I will do it. I don't want any man's death — or misery — on my conscience, I assure you. You have hinted...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850, Volume 4

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1899 - 507 pages
...in his telegraphic counsel of the day before, which suggested, as one course, " to leave Pope to get out of his scrape and at once use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe." 3 Lincoln said this day to one of his secretaries, " McClellan has acted badly towards Pope ; he really...
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Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton, Volume 2

George Congdon Gorham - Cabinet officers - 1899
...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. As he had prevented large available forces under his command from opening communications with Pope,...
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Men and Things I Saw in Civil War Days

James Fowler Rusling - Generals - 1899 - 411 pages
...our available forces to open communication with Pope. Second, to leave Pope to get out of his serape, and at once -use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe." — McClellan to Lincoln and Halleck, August 29, 2.45 PM Ibid., page 515. As if he wanted to desert...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 166

England - 1899
...and more, than the days. How could I move a step without all seeing me?" "True," said he resignedly. "Tell me what you wish me to do, and I will do it." After a pause she asked suddenly — " How could you come ? " "Oh, that would be easy enough —...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time, Volume 2

Robert Henry Browne - United States - 1901
...concentrate all our available forces 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 perfectly safe." Two corps leisurely joined Pope the day after his defeat. "Washington was safe;" indeed, it had not...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, and Speeches ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - Presidents - 1902 - 842 pages
...available forces to open oommunicationi with Pope ; Second, to leave Pope to get out of his iscrape, and at once use all our means to make the Capital perfectly safe. To this the President replied • WASHINGTON, August 29, 1862, 4.10 PM Yours of to-day just received....
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The true history of the Civil War

Guy Carleton Lee - United States - 1903 - 421 pages
...and Coxe ; but instead of doing this he argued with Halleck, counselling that Pope be left " to get out of his scrape and at once use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe." This caused Lincoln to say, " McClellan has acted badly towards Pope ; he really wanted him to fail."...
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