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" If it would not divert too much of your time and attention from the army under your immediate command, I would be glad to have your views as to the present state of military affairs throughout the whole country, as you say you would be glad to give them. "
Life and campaigns of George B. McClellan, major-general U. S. army - Page 266
by George Stillman Hillard - 1864 - 396 pages
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...2oth of June, in which he says, " I would be glad to have permission to lay before your Excellency my views as to the present state of military affairs throughout the whole country." He had at that time some vague and indefinite hope of taking Richmond; and such a manifesto as this,...
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LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF GEORGE B McCLELLAN

G.S. HILLARD - 1864
...do so. On the 20th of June he had said, in a despatch, " I would be glad to have permission [1862. to lay before your Excellency, by letter or telegraph,...in point of fact? Upon this question much has been arid will be said on both sides ; but whatever is said on one side will do»but little towards convincing...
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Report on the organization and campaigns of the Army of the Potomac: to ...

George Brinton McClellan, United States. Army of the Potomac - Maryland Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 480 pages
...MAJ.-GEN. GEO. B. MCCLELLAN, — Your dispatch of yesterday, two (2) PM, was received this morning. If it would not divert too much of your time and attention...country, as you say you would be glad to give them. I would rather it should be by letter than by telegraph, because of the better chance of secresy. As...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...WASHINGTON, June 21, 1862— 6 p. M. Your dispatch of yesterday, two PM, was received this morning. If it would not divert too much of your time and attention...country, as you say you would be glad to give them. I would rather it should be by letter than by telegraph, because of the better chance of secrecy. As...
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Letter of the Secretary of war, transmitting report on the organization of ...

George Brinton McClellan, William Swinton, United States. Army of the Potomac - Maryland Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 242 pages
...""WASHINGTON, June 21, 1862 — G pm "Your despatch of yesterday, two (2) pm, was received this morning. If it would not divert too much of your time and attention...country, as you say you would be glad to give them. I would rather it should be by letter than by telegraph, because of the better chance of secrecy. As...
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Letter of the Secretary of War, Transmitting Report on the Organization of ...

George Brinton McClellan - Peninsular Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 242 pages
..."WASHINGTON, June 21, 18G2 — 6 pm "Your despatch of yesterday, two (2) pm, was received this morning. If it would not divert too much of your time and attention...throughout the whole country, as you say you would ibe glad to give them. I would rather it should be by letter than by telegraph, because of the better...
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report of maj gen george b mclellan upon the organization of the army of the ...

1864
..."WASHINGTON, 'June 21, 1862—6^. m. " Your despatch of yesterday, two (2) p. M., was received this morning. If it would not divert too much of your time and attention...views as to the present state of military affairs tir.-otighout the whole country, as you say you would be glad to give them. I would rather it should...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 1864 - 510 pages
...reply : "WASHINGTON, June 21, 1862, 6 PM Your dispatch of yesterday, 2 PM, was received this morning. If it would not divert too much of your time and attention...have your views as to the present state of military aft'uirn throughout the whole country, as you say you would be glad to £ive them. I would rather it...
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History of the administration of president Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864
...command, in Virginia and elsewhere," as also to lay before his Excellency, " by letter or telegraph, his views as to the present state of military affairs throughout the whole country." To this he received the following reply : "WASHINGTON, June 21, 1862 — 6 PM Tour dispatch of yesterday,...
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The Peninsular campaign and its antecedents: as developed by the report of ...

John Gross Barnard - Peninsular Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 96 pages
...it, he " would be glad to have permission to lay before the President, by letter or telegraph, his views as to the present state of military affairs throughout the whole country" ! Bear in mind that, two months before, Gen. McOlellan had been relieved from a position which made...
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