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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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Lincoln: Passages from His Speeches and Letters

Abraham Lincoln - 1901 - 204 pages
...desire to make them, perpetual. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. 171 XXXI LETTER TO GENERAL HOOKER 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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Reminiscences of General Herman Haupt: Giving Hitherto Unpublished Official ...

Herman Haupt - 1901 - 331 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 mis politics with your profession,...
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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln: Condensed from Nicolay & Hay's Abraham ...

John George Nicolay - 1902 - 578 pages
...duty as his successor; and in explanation of his action wrote him the following characteristic letter: "I have placed you at the head of the Army of the...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: With Twenty-four Illustrations

William Eleroy Curtis - 1902 - 397 pages
...Army of the Potomac," he said. " Of course I have done this upon what appears to me sufficient reason, and yet I think it best for you to know that there...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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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1903 - 399 pages
...shall be my desire to make them, perpetual. [Letter to General J. Hooker, Washington, 26 January 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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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1903 - 399 pages
...shall be my desire to make them, perpetual. [Letter to General J. Hooker, Washington, 26 January 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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Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency, Volume 2

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
...General Hooker command of the Army of the Potomac, the President wrote him privately (January 26th): I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac....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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Soldiers True: The Story of the One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment ...

John Richards Boyle - 1903 - 368 pages
...transmitted with the appointment Mr. Lincoln had written: "I have done this upon what appear to me sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you...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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Wars of the Century and the Development of Military Science

Oscar Browning - 1903 - 538 pages
...Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me sufficient reasons, and yet I think it hest for you to know that there are some things in regard...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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Specimen Letters

Albert Stanburrough Cook, Allen Rogers Benham - 1905 - 156 pages
...LINCOLN. Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker 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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