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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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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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The Chancellorsville Campaign: Fredericksburg to Salem Church

Charles Richardson - 1907 - 124 pages
...Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I trust 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 pro56 fession,...
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Catalogue of the More Important Books, Autographs, and Manuscripts in the ...

George Clifford Thomas - 1907 - 86 pages
...done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons. And yet I think it best for you to knowthat there are some things in regard to which, I am not...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, Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - 1907 - 389 pages
...to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some tilings 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,...
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English Composition

Franklin Thomas Baker, Herbert Vaughan Abbott - 1908 - 211 pages
...Lincoln to Major General Hooker shows how well simple words will serve a man even in a great emergency: 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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The Lincoln Centennial Medal: Presenting the Medal of Abraham Lincoln by ...

1908 - 70 pages
...JANUARY 26, 1863 EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, January 26, 1863. Major-General HOOKER. GENERAL:—I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac....quite satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave 57 and skilful soldier, which of course I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 187 pages
...desire to make them, perpetual. — Letter to the Workingmen of Manchester, England; January 19, 1863. 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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The Story of the Forty-eighth: A Record of the Campaigns of the Forty-eighth ...

Joseph Gould - 1908 - 471 pages
...Lincoln appointing Gen. Hooker to succeed Gen. Burnside: "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 skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Lincoln ...: A Brief Biographical Sketch of Lincoln, Fitting Appreciations ...

Edward Harold Mott - 1909 - 48 pages
...GENERAL'S WORTH THROUGH His FAULTS. (Letter to General Joseph Hooker, January 26, 1863.) General—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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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1909
...from the letter he wrote to General Hooker: General: I have placed you at the head of the Army of '.he Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear...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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