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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 152
by George Brinton McClellan - 1864 - 242 pages
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An Unwelcome Alliance

Ellen Fitzgerald - 1989 - 221 pages
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Buddhist Parables

Alex Wayman - Religion - 1922 - 348 pages
...wise boar told him the whole story. Then the monkey did reverence to the wise boar, and said to him : "Tell me what you wish me to do, and I will do it." The wise boar replied : "I wish only to have my body restored to me like as it was before, and...
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Return to Bull Run: The Campaign and Battle of Second Manassas

John Hennessy - History - 1993 - 607 pages
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Hearts in Conflict: A One-volume History of the Civil War

Curt Anders - History - 1994 - 642 pages
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Lincoln's Generals

Civil War Institute Gettysburg College Gabor S. Boritt Director - History - 1994 - 272 pages
...to the president that the course of action he favored was "To leave Pope to get out of his scrape & at once use all our means to make the Capital perfectly safe." A newspaperman at the White House would report that he had never seen the president "so wrathful as...
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Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln

Don Fehrenbacher, Virginia Fehrenbacher - History - 1996 - 648 pages
...Collected Works, V, 155. 21o. McClellan's actual phrasing was: "To leave Pope to get out of his scrape & at once use all our means to make the Capital perfectly safe." McClellan-1, 416. 2n. Collected Works, V, 442-43, 508-9. 2n. The word "live" appears in the manuscript...
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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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Henry Halleck's War: A Fresh Look at Lincoln's Controversial General-in-Chief

Curt Anders - 1999 - 750 pages
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Controversies and Commanders: Dispatches from the Army of the Potomac

Stephen W. Sears - History - 1999 - 300 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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