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" I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the army and the government needed a dictator. Of course it was not for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those generals who gain successes... "
Speech and Scrap Book for Speakers - Page 285
1924 - 304 pages
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History of the 27th Regiment N.Y. Vols: Being a Record of Its More Than Two ...

1888 - 303 pages
...great wrong to the country and to a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying...in spite of it, that I have given you the command. What I now ask of you is military success, and I will risk the dictatorship. The government will support...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political ..., Volume 2

James Harrison Kennedy - 1888
...great wrong, both to the country and a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying...for this but in spite of it that I have given you a command. Only those generals who gain success can set up as dictators. What I ask of you is military...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - 1888 - 552 pages
...great wrong to the country and to a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying...course it was not for this, but in spite of it, that*! have given you the command. Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now...
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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1890 - 423 pages
...wrong to the country, and to a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such way as to believe it, of your recently saying that...Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is military success, and I will risk the dictatorship. The government...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volumes 1-4

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
...brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying s7 CHAP. iv. that both the army and the Government needed a dictator....Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is military success, and I will risk the dictatorship. The Government...
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Personal Recollections of the War of the Rebellion: Addresses Delivered ...

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. New York Commandery - 1897
...great wrong to the country and to a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying...given you the command. Only those generals who gain success can set up as Dictators. What I now ask of you is military success and I will risk the Dictatorship."...
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LIFE AND REMINISCENES OF GENERAL WM. T. SHERMAN

DISTINGUISHED MEN OF HIS TIME. - 1891
...in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the army and the Government needs a dictator. Of course it was not for this, but in...Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I ask of you is military success, and I will risk the dictatorship." General Lee was...
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Life and Reminiscences of General Wm. T. Sherman

Thomas Clement Fletcher - 1891 - 479 pages
...command of the Army of the Potomac, wrote him, under date of January a6th, 1863, " I have heard in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the army and the Government needs a dictator. Of course it was not for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command....
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Life and Reminiscences of General Wm. T. Sherman

Thomas Clement Fletcher - 1891 - 479 pages
...command of the Army of the Potomac, wrote him, under date of January 2 6th, 1863, " I have heard in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the army and the Government needs a dictator. Of course it was not for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command....
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LIFE OF LINCOLN

CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN - 1892
...great wrong both to the country and a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that the army and the Government needed a dictator. Of course it was not for this, but in spite of it, that...
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