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" I have abstained from burning the railroad buildings and car shops in your town because, after examination, I am satisfied the safety of the town would be endangered, and acting in the spirit of humanity, which has ever characterized my government and... "
Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early, C.S.A.: Autobiographical Sketch and ... - Page 262
by Jubal Anderson Early - 1912 - 496 pages
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...almost to the capital ; he then marched through Westminister to Carlisle. their excellent conduct : " Had I applied the torch without regard to consequences,...I would have pursued a course that would have been fully vindicated as an act of just retaliation for the unparalleled acts of brutality perpetrated by...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 7

Frank Moore - United States - 1864
...burning the railroad buildings and car-shops in your town, because after examination I am satisfied that the safety of the town would be endangered, and, acting...authorities, I do not desire to involve the innocent with the same punishment of the guilty. Had I applied the torch without regard to consequences, I would...
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History of the great rebellion, from its commencement to its close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...abstained from burning the railroad bridges and car-shops in your town because, after examination, I am satisfied the safety of the town would be endangered;...the torch without regard to consequences, I would then have pursued a course that would have been fully vindicated as an act of just retaliation for...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...abstained from burning the railroad bridges and car-shops in your town because, after examination, I am ve indulgeĢ! in unconcealed joy to see the ruin of...This may be taken as a final and complete refutat an1' its military authorities, I do not desire to involve the innocent in the same punishment with...
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The Southern Magazine, Volume 11

1872
...abstained from burning the railroad buildings and car shops in your town, because after examination I am satisfied the safety of the town would be endangered...and acting in the spirit of humanity which has ever characterised my government and its military authorities, I do not desire to involve the innocent in...
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The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities ...

History - 1873
...and car-chops In your " town, because after examination I am satisfied the safs" ty of the town wonld be endangered ; and acting in the " spirit of humanity which has ever characterised my " Government and its military authorities, I do not detir* ' to Involve the Innocent...
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1819-1880

John Thomas Scharf - 1879
...abstained from burning the railroad buildings and car shop in your town because, after examination, I am satisfied the safety of the town would be endangered,...the torch without regard to consequences, I would then have pursued a course that would have been fully vindicated as an act of just retaliation for...
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Field, fort and fleet: being a series of brilliant and authentic sketches of ...

M. Quad - United States - 1885 - 520 pages
...burning the railroad buildings and car-shops in your town, because after examination, I am satisfied that the safety of the town would be endangered, and, acting...authorities, I do not desire to involve the innocent with the same punishment of the guilty. Had I applied the torch without regard to consequences, I would...
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the great invasion of 1863

jacob hoke - 1887
...the railroad buildings and car shops in your town, because, after examination, I am satisfied that the safety of the town would be endangered ; and,...government and its military authorities, I do not design to involve the innocent in the same punishment with the guilty. Had I applied the torch without...
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The great invasion of 1863 ...: a statement of the General Sickles ...

Jacob Hoke - United States - 1887 - 581 pages
...the railroad buildings and car shops in your town, because, after examination, I am satisfied that the safety of the town would be endangered ; and,...government and its military authorities, I do not design to involve the innocent in the same punishment with the guilty. Had I applied the torch without...
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