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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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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 8

Abraham Lincoln, Richard Watson Gilder - 1905
...ABRAHAM LINCOLN. LETTER TO GENERAL J. HooKER1 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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From Bull Run to Chancellorsville: The Story of the Sixteenth New York ...

Newton Martin Curtis - 1906 - 384 pages
...his acting on the defensive: "EXECUTIVE MANSION, "WASHINGTON, DC, January 26, 1863. "MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKER, "General: — I have placed you at the head...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skilful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe that you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Love, Life & Work: Being a Book of Opinions, Reasonably Good-natvred ...

Elbert Hubbard - 1906 - 149 pages
...the letter entire, and so here it is : Executive Mansion, Washington, January 26, 1863. Major-General Hooker: General: — I have placed you at the head...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 position,...
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The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

Helen Nicolay - 1906 - 307 pages
...Fredericksburg, on December 13, 1862. "I have placed you," he wrote on giving General Hooker the command, "at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skilful soldier, .J IN GENERAL MCCLELLAN S TENT which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1906
...Fredericksburg, on December 13, 1862. "I have placed you," he wrote on giving General Hooker the command, " at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have...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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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1906
...Fredericksburg, on December 13, 1862. "I have placed you," he wrote on giving General Hooker the command, " at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have...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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Life and Letters of Robert Edward Lee: Soldier and Man

John William Jones - 1906 - 486 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 that you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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The Army of the Potomac from 1861 to 1863: An Inside View of the History of ...

Samuel Livingston French - 1906 - 359 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 Transaction of Business

Sir Arthur Helps - 1907 - 164 pages
...letter entire, and so here it is : "EXECUTIVE MANSION, "WASHINGTON, January 26, 1863. "MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKER: "General, — I have placed you at the head...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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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Letters and telegrams, Gasparin to Meade

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...1863: See BURNSIDE, AMBROSE E.] Executive Mansion, Washington, DC, 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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