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" I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some things in regard to which I am not quite satisfied with... "
Chancellorsville: Lee's Greatest Battle - Page 6
by Edward James Stackpole - 1988 - 398 pages
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Army of Northern Virginia Memorial Volume

John William Jones - 1879 - 347 pages
...following letter from Mr. Lincoln : EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC. January 2G, 1863. Major-General Hooker : General — I have placed you at the head...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons. And yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...must have been written by Lincoln : EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 26, 1863.— Mnj.-Oen. Hooker— GENERAL: I have placed you at the head of...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons; and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...must have been written by Lincoln : EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 26, 1863. — Maj.-Qen. Hooker — GENERAL : I have placed you at the head...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons ; and yet I think it best for you to know that .there are some...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1880 - 188 pages
...: EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 26, 1863.— Mnj.-Qen. Hootei — GENERAL: I have plared you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons ; and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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The Campaign of Chancellorsville

Theodore Ayrault Dodge - 1881 - 261 pages
...bis appointment, here following : — EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 26, 1863. MAJOR-GEN. HOOKER. General, — I have placed you at the head...the Potomac. Of course, I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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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
...supersession of Burnside by Hooker. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 26, 1863. MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKEB, GENERAL : — I have placed you at the head of the...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appeared to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment)

Benjamin F. Cook - 1882 - 167 pages
...UNDES HOOKEB. — CHANCELLORSVILLE. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, BC, Jan. 26, 186s. 1863. MAJOR-GEN. HOOKER. General, — I have placed you at the head...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 15

1886
...months before Hooker's death, in 1879. "Executive Mansion, Washington, January 26, 1863. Major-General Hooker : • General : I have placed you at the head...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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The North American Review, Volume 144

1887
...servant, HW HALLECK, General-in-Chief. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, January 26, 1863. MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKER : 'GENERAL : I have placed you at the head...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography: Grinnell-Lockwood

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - 1887
...insight into character and careful study of the situation that it seems proper to insert it here: " I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course 1 have done this upon what appear to me sufficient reasons, »nd yet I think it best for you to know...
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