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" I think it best for you to know that there are some things in regard to 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 with your profession, in... "
Chancellorsville: Lee's Greatest Battle - Page 6
by Edward James Stackpole - 1988 - 398 pages
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Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime

Eliot A. Cohen - 2002 - 288 pages
...in April 1864 is his 26 January 1863 letter of appointment to the blustering General Joseph Hooker: I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac....satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and a skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - 2003 - 834 pages
...Army of the Potomac under the command of General Joseph Hooker. Here is the letter of appointment: General. I have placed you at the head of the Army...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 with your profession,...
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Reflections of a Civil War Historian: Essays on Leadership, Society, and the ...

Herman Hattaway - 2004 - 254 pages
...well, Lincoln, upon his appointment, sent him a meticulous letter containing this remarkable statement: There are some things in regard to which, I am not...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 5

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 444 pages
...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...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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The Boys Life of Abraham Lincoln

Helen Nicolay - 2004 - 192 pages
...the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet 1 think it best for you to know that there are some...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 with your profession,...
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Living Speech: Resisting the Empire of Force

James Boyd White - 2009 - 256 pages
...for independence of mind and judgment. Executive Mansion, Washington, January 26, 1863 Major-General Hooker: General. I have placed you at the head of...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 with your profession,...
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福布斯经典商务信函, Volume 1

2006 - 909 pages
...钞确an&dndM 栅切& 拌吼加砂卯叨必00 % Executive Mansion Washington, January 26, 1863 Major-General Hooker: General: I have placed you at the head of...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - 2006 - 265 pages
...he is to succeed. LETTER TO "FIGHTING JOE" HOOKER Executive Mansion Washington, DC, January 26, 1863 GENERAL: I have placed you at the head of the Army...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 with your profession,...
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Anecdotes and Stories of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 2006 - 251 pages
...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...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier — which, of course, I /ike. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession...
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Lectures - Shakespeare

Robert G. Ingersoll - 2007 - 516 pages
...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...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier — which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession...
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