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" General : I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear 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... "
The Chancellorsville Campaign: Fredericksburg to Salem Church - Page 46
by Charles Richardson - 1907 - 124 pages
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
...year earlier after the right way of treating McClellan : " I have placed you," wrote Lincoln, " at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear 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 Civil War in America, Volume 3

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans comte de Paris - 1888
...the character of Mr. we deem it proper to insert its full text : EXECUTIVE M Washingtoni DC, Janit MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKER : GENERAL: I have placed you at the head of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what app< be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for...
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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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The Battle of Chancellorsville

Samuel Penniman Bates - 1882 - 261 pages
...Your sincere friend, ' Commanding corps. GEO. B. MCCLELLAN, Major-General. MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKKR : — I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons. And yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - 1884 - 508 pages
...the following letter, on file in the War Department : EXECUTIVK MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, January 28, 1863. Major-General Hooker. GENERAL : I have placed...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - 1884 - 508 pages
...on file in the War Department : EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, January 26, 1883. Jkfaj&r-General Hooker. GENERAL : I have placed you at the head of...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear 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 Thirty-sixth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers. 1862-1865

United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 36th (1862-1865) - 1884 - 405 pages
...a place here : — EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, January 26th, 1K63. Major-General Hooker: — I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons. And yet I think it best for you to know that there are some...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - 1884 - 508 pages
...War Department: Major-General Hooker. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, January 26, 1868. GENEBAL : I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear 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 Cyclopædia 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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History of the 27th Regiment N.Y. Vols: Being a Record of Its More Than Two ...

1888 - 303 pages
...from a remarkable man, and was as follows : EXECUTIVE MANSION, ) WASHINGTON, DC, January 26, 1863. j Major-General Hooker : GENERAL : — I have placed...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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