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" ... and now beware of rashness. Beware of rashness, but with energy and sleepless vigilance go forward and give us victories. "
The North American Review - Page 105
1887
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
...commander and withholding confidence from him, will now turn upon you. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...sleepless vigilance go forward and give us victories." " He talks to me like a father," exclaimed Hooker, enchanted with a rebuke such as this. He was a fine,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 119

1917
...now turn upon you. I shall assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...sleepless vigilance go forward and give us victories. The Spectator added no comment, and none was needed, for every word of that immortal letter rang like...
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Army of Northern Virginia Memorial Volume

John William Jones - 1879 - 347 pages
...shall 3O2 MEMORIAL VOLUME. assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...give us victories. Yours, very truly, A. LINCOLN. The same day, in General Order No. I, Hooker assumed command, saying, among other things, "in equipment,...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...now turn upon you. I shall assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...give us victories. Yours, very truly, A. LINCOLN. An Amusing Anecdote of a "Hen-Pecked Husband." When General Phelps took possession of Ship Island,...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...now turn upon you. I shall assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...give us victories. Yours, very truly, A. LINCOLN. An Amusing Anecdote of a "Hen-Pecked Husband." When General Phelps took possession of Ship Island,...
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About Grant

John Lindsay Swift - 1880 - 206 pages
...now turn upon you. I shall assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...give us victories. " Yours very truly, "A. LINCOLN." This letter from Abraham Lincoln was written to a distinguished general placed at the head of the Army...
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In Memoriam, Major-General Joseph Hooker

Henry Edwin Tremain - 1881 - 22 pages
...now turn upon you. I shall assist you, as far as I can, to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...give us victories. Yours, very truly, A. LINCOLN. Having proved himself an organizer, HOOKER'S Chancellorsville campaign exhibited him. as a strategist...
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The Campaign of Chancellorsville

Theodore Ayrault Dodge - 1881 - 261 pages
...now turn upon you. I shall assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...and give us victories. Yours very truly, A. LINCOLN. Hooker was appointed Jan. 26, 1863 ; and Burnside, with a few earnest words, took leave of the army....
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Obituary Notice of Maj.-Gen. Samuel P. Heintzelman, First Commander of the ...

Third Army Corps Union, John Cleveland Robinson - 1881 - 40 pages
...now turn upon you. I shall assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...go forward and give us victories. Yours very truly, [Signed,] • A. LINCOLN. Hooker came of the good old Puritan stock, which lias furnished so many great...
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History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment)

Benjamin F. Cook - 1882 - 167 pages
...now turn upon you. I shall assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you, nor Napoleon if he were alive again, could get any good out of an...and give us victories. Yours very truly, A. LINCOLN. 1863. With this letter in his pocket Hooker assumed the command, and straightway order began to come...
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