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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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Chancellorsville: Lee's Greatest Battle

Edward James Stackpole - 1988 - 398 pages
...as an essential part of the record: 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 a skilful soldier, which, or course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Lincoln's Generals

Civil War Institute Gettysburg College Gabor S. Boritt Director - 1994 - 272 pages
...decision to appoint him for almost a century. Written January 26, 1863, the confidential letter stated: I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac....satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and a skilful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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How To Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carnegie - 2010 - 320 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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Fighting Joe Hooker

Walter H. Hebert - 1999 - 366 pages
...Lincoln wrote he had sufficient reasons to make the appointment, then bluntly continued to speak of things "in regard to which, I am not quite satisfied with you." He praised Hooker's bravery, soldierly skill, and restraint from politics, then went on to criticize...
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Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime

Eliot A. Cohen - 2002 - 288 pages
...in April 1864 is his 26 January 1863 letter of appointment to the blustering General Joseph Hooker: I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac....satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and a skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Reflections of a Civil War Historian: Essays on Leadership, Society, and the ...

Herman Hattaway - 2004 - 254 pages
...well, Lincoln, upon his appointment, sent him a meticulous letter containing this remarkable statement: There are some things in regard to which, I am not...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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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 5

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 444 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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福布斯经典商务信函, Volume 1

2006 - 909 pages
...见施0 切九s % A 眩&n 九B 砒工加0 切了加od 钞确an&dndM 栅切& 拌吼加砂卯叨必00 % Executive Mansion Washington, January 26, 1863 Major-General...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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Anecdotes and Stories of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 2006 - 251 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 /ike. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession...
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Lectures - Shakespeare

Robert G. Ingersoll - 2007 - 516 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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