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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
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McClellan's Own Story

George B. McClellan - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 678 pages
...to concentrate all our available forces to open communications with Pope; 2d, to leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe. GEO. B. McCLELLAN, A. LINCOLN, President. And copy to Gen. Halleck. To which the following is a reply:...
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The Military Memoirs of General John Pope

John Pope - History - 1998 - 287 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 make the Capitol perfectly safe. No middle course will now answer. Tell me what you wish me to do and I will...
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Controversies and Commanders: Dispatches from the Army of the Potomac

Stephen W. Sears - History - 2000 - 320 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." Although the president responded mildly enough that it was the first course...
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Tempest At Ox Hill: The Battle Of Chantilly

David A. Welker, A Welker - History - 2007 - 288 pages
...to open communication with Pope—2nd To leave Pope to get out of his scrape by himself & at once to use all our means to make the Capital perfectly safe. No middle course will now answer. Tell me what you wish me to do & I will do all in my power to accomplish it....
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At Your Command

Christine W. Murphy - Fiction - 2001 - 156 pages
...sounded indignant. would beat him, as someone obviously had. He shook his head, evidently still confused. "Tell me what you wish me to do, and I will do it. If you do not desire to use your last wish at this moment, I will continue to assist you until...
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The Second Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1861-1865

Paul G. Zeller - History - 2002 - 349 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 make the capital perfectly safe." It is not the intent of this work to delve into this controversy, but to illustrate why the Federal...
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Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam

Stephen W. Sears - History - 2003 - 431 pages
...to concentrate all our available forces to open communications with Pope; 2nd, to leave Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe." Lincoln calmly responded that aiding Pope was the proper course, but the phrase "leave Pope to get...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...indifference, he had concluded on August 29 that it was best "to leave Pope to get out of his scrape & at once use all our means to make the Capital perfectly safe," and he spent most of the two days Pope was fighting for his life just thirty miles away fussing over...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 pages
...available forces to open communication with Pope," or he should "leave Pope to get out of his scrape & at once use all our means to make the capital perfectly safe." On Saturday morning, John Hay met the president at the Soldiers' Home and rode with him to the White...
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The Sword of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac

Jeffry D. Wert - History - 2005 - 559 pages
...all our available forces to communicate with Pope — 2nd to leave Pope to get out of his scrape & at once use all our means to make the Capital perfectly safe." Then, he halted the march of William Franklin's Sixth Corps at Annandale on August 29, a direct violation...
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