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" I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some things in regard to which I am not quite satisfied with you.... "
Love, Life & Work: Being a Book of Opinions, Reasonably Good-natvred ... - Page 53
by Elbert Hubbard - 1906 - 149 pages
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The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 117 pages
...the world that free men could be prosperous. Eulogy on Henry Clay. Springfield, III. July I, 1852. 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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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 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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LINDSAY TODD DAMON, A. B.

The Lake English Classics WASHINGTON WEBSTER AND LINCOLN - 1910
...have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have iloue this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it...you. I believe you to be a brave and skilful soldier, 25 which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession, in which...
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American Public Addresses

Joseph Villiers Denney - 1910 - 325 pages
...hare 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...you. I believe you to be a brave and skilful soldier, 25 wh'ch, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession, in which...
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New Composition and Rhetoric for Schools

Robert Herrick, Lindsay Todd Damon - 1911 - 508 pages
...to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some chings in regard to which I am not quite 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 Strategy of Robert E. Lee

John Joseph Bowen - 1914 - 256 pages
...of the Army of the Potomac. The day after he was appointed Lincoln wrote to him as follows: ". . . There are some things in regard to which I am not quite satisfied with you. ... I think that during General Burnside's command of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition and...
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