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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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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - 1894
...LETTER TO GENERAL J. HOOKER. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, January 26, 1863. MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKER. be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for...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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Three Years in the Army: The Story of the Thirteenth Massachusetts ...

Charles E. Davis - 1893 - 476 pages
...you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to he sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you...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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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political ..., Volume 2

James Harrison Kennedy - 1895
...President to the General. It is as follows : " EXECUTIVE MANSION, \ WASHINGTON, DC , January 26, 1863. j MAJOR GENERAL HOOKER: General : — I have placed...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 Heart of Oak Books, Volume 6

Charles Eliot Norton, George Henry Browne - 1895
...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 skilful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Abraham Lincoln: A Lecture

Robert Green Ingersoll - 1895 - 53 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 Fifth Army Corps (Army of the Potomac): A Record of Operations During ...

William Henry Powell - 1895 - 900 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 skilful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

Ward Hill Lamon - 1895 - 276 pages
...placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me sufficient reasons ; and yet I think it best for you...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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Scribner's Popular History of the United States, Volume 5

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - 1897
...course, I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think ii-m-nto it best for you to know that there are some things...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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Scribner's Popular History of the United States: From the Earliest ..., Volume 5

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - 1898
...course, I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think letter to it best for you to know that there are some things...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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McClure's Magazine, Volume 13

1899
...Rosecrans. That Lincoln himself saw danger in the appointment is evident from the letter he wrote to General Hooker : General : I have placed you at the...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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