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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 and His Presidency, Volume 2

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
...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." Lincoln, not then or later in any panic about the safety of the capital — whatever McClellan may...
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The True History of the Civil War

Guy Carleton Lee - 1903
...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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The Military Policy of the United States

Emory Upton - United States - 1904 - 495 pages
...out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe. No middle course will now answer. Tell me what you wish me to do, and...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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Military Policy of the United States

Emory Upton - 1904
...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. No middle course will now answer. Tell me what you wish me to do, and I will do all in rny power to accomplish...
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Military History of the United States, by Emory Upton. [1st Ed.].

United States. War Department - 1904 - 495 pages
...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. No middle course will now answer. Tell me what you wish me to do, and 1 will do all in my power to accomplish...
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Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy

Charles Major - Burgundy (France) - 1905 - 407 pages
...may come of it. An act must be judged as a whole, by its conception, its execution, and its result. Tell me what you wish me to do, and I will do it without an 'if — God giving me the power." " Then come with me." room next the castle wall. There...
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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
...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 I may at once give the necessary...
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Lincoln, Master of Men: A Study in Character

Alonzo Rothschild - 1906 - 531 pages
...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. No middle course will now answer." 140 The President immediately confirmed Halleck's order,150 and McClellan...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the ..., Volume 4

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1906
...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." 8 Lincoln said this day to one of his secretaries, " McClellan has acted badly towards Pope ; he really...
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In Memoriam, Edwin McMasters Stanton, His Life and Work: With Account of ...

Joseph Beatty Doyle - Monuments - 1911 - 405 pages
...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. The cold bloodedness of the latter proposition was certainly worthy of a Persian satrap, but it had...
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