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" Hancock stands the most conspicuous figure of all the general officers who did not exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible. "
The Review of Reviews - Page 109
edited by - 1895
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Our Country: A Household History of the United States for All ..., Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - 1877 - 2040 pages
...conspicuous figure of all the general officers who did not exercise a separate command. His name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible. He was a man of very conspicuous personal appearance ; tall, well-formed, he presented an appearance...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 2

Ulysses Simpson Grant - 1885 - 1231 pages
...exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible. He was a man of very conspicuous personal appearance. Tall, well-formed and, at the time of which I...
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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography: Grinnell-Lockwood

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - 1887
...exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible. He was a man of very conspicuous personal appearance. Tall, well-formed, and, at the time of which...
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Dictionary of United States History. 1492-1895: Four Centuries of History ...

John Franklin Jameson - 1894 - 731 pages
...exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible." Hanging Rock, Battle of, August 6, 1780. At this place General Sumter surprised the British post. The...
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General Hancock

Francis Amasa Walker - 1894 - 332 pages
...exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible. He was a man of very conspicuous personal appearance. Tall, well formed, and, at the time of which...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 18

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1895
...a mere military man in the whole history of the country. Grant said that Hancock's name "was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible." Nor can any well doubt that Hancock would have made a successful President. Few, in fact, questioned...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volumes 1-2

Ulysses Simpson Grant - 1894 - 666 pages
...exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible. He was a man of very conspicuous personal appearance. Tall, well-formed and, at the time of which I...
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The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History ..., Volume 4

1895
...exercise a general command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible. He was a man of very conspicuous personal appearance, tall, well-formed, and, at the time of which...
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Dictionary of United States History : 1492-1899: Four Centuries of History

John Franklin Jameson - 1897 - 733 pages
...exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible." Hanging Rock, Battle of, August 6, 1780. At this place General Sumter surprised the British post. The...
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Livingstone's History of the Republican Party: A History of the Republican ...

William Livingstone - 1900
...exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible. He was a man of very conspicuous personal appearance. Tall, well formed, and, at the time of which...
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