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" Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much as you could, in which you did a great wrong to the country, and to a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe... "
Chancellorsville: Lee's Greatest Battle - Page 7
by Edward James Stackpole - 1988 - 398 pages
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
...ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but I think that during General Burnside's command of the army you have taken counsel...wrong to the country, and to a most meritorious and honourable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 119

1917
...reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but I think that during your predecessor's command, you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted...the country and to a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the...
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The Century, Volume 49

1894
...reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm ; but I think during Burnside's command of the army you took counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much...a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. Here Hooker stopped, and vehemently said: " The President is mistaken. I never thwarted Burnside in...
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History of the Civil War in America: book 1. The war on the Rapidan. book 2 ...

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans comte de Paris - 1888
...think that during General Burnside's command you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted as you could, in which you did a great wrong to the ci a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I h such way as to believe it, of your recently...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...— which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm ; but I think that, during General Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel...the country, and to a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1880 - 188 pages
...— which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm ; but I think that, during General Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel...the country, and to a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...ambitious — which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but I think that, during General Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel...you did a great wrong to the country, and to a most meritoriousand honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently...
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The Campaign of Chancellorsville

Theodore Ayrault Dodge - 1881 - 261 pages
...which I am not quite satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skilful soldier, which of course I like. I also believe you do not mix politics...the country and to a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the...
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History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment)

Benjamin F. Cook - 1882 - 167 pages
...which I am not quite satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skilful soldier, which of course I like. I also believe you do not mix politics...and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the army and the government needed a dictator....
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The Battle of Chancellorsville

Samuel Penniman Bates - 1882 - 261 pages
...ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm. But I think that during General Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel...and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the Army and the Government needed a Dictator....
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