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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... "
The Chancellorsville Campaign: Fredericksburg to Salem Church - Page 47
by Charles Richardson - 1907 - 124 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 119

1917
...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 it, of your...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is success,...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
...you could, in which you did a great wrong to the country, and to a most meritorious and honourable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to...course it was not for this, but in spite of it, that I gave you the command. Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...-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 it, of your...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those Generals who gain successes can set up Dictators. What I now ask of you is...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...which 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...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those Generals who gain successes can set up Dictators. What I now ask of you is...
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Army of Northern Virginia Memorial Volume

John William Jones - 1879 - 347 pages
...wrong both to 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...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those generals who gain successes can set up as dictators. What I now ask of you...
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In Memoriam, Major-General Joseph Hooker

Henry Edwin Tremain - 1881 - 22 pages
...wrong to 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...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those Generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is...
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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
...wrong to 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...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is...
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The Campaign of Chancellorsville

Theodore Ayrault Dodge - 1881 - 261 pages
...wrong to 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...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those generals who gain success can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is military...
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The Battle of Chancellorsville

Samuel Penniman Bates - 1882 - 261 pages
...profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself, which is a valuable, if not an indispensable quality. You are ambitious, which, within...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those Generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is...
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History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment)

Benjamin F. Cook - 1882 - 167 pages
...ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but I think, that, during Gen. Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel...for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is...
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