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" I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen the backs of our enemies, — from an army whose business it has been to seek the adversary, and beat him when found, whose policy has been attack, not defense. "
History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment) - Page 57
by Benjamin F. Cook, James Beale - 1882 - 167 pages
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the american annual cyclopaedia

1863
...field. Lt vn understand each other. I have come to you from the West where we bare always seen the bocks of our enemies — from an army whose business it has been to seek an adversary and beat him when found ; whose policy has been attack and not defence. In but one instance...
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Biographical Sketches of Illinois Officers Engaged in the War Against the ...

James Grant Wilson - Illinois - 1862 - 106 pages
...in placing you in positions from which you can act promptly and to the purpose. I have come to yon from the West, where we have always seen the backs of our enemies—from an army whose business it baa been to seek the adversary, and to beat him when found—whose...
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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - History - 1866
...active operations, and hi placing you in positions from which you can act promptly and to the purpose. " I have come to you from the West, where we have always...enemies —from an army whose business it has been to »eek the adversary, and to beat him when found — whose policy has been attack, and not defense....
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The Military and Naval History of the Rebellion in the United States. With ...

William Jewett Tenney - United States - 1865 - 843 pages
...the parpóse. These labors are nearly completed, and I urn about to join you in the fíela. Let as understand each other. I have come to you from the...our enemies — from an army whose business it has ken to seek an adversary and beat him when found ; viioa policy has been attack and not defence. In...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln: And the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac Newton Arnold - Slavery - 1866 - 720 pages
...of July, General Pope assumed command and issned an address to his army. In this address he said: " I have come to you from the West, where we have always...enemies — from an army whose business it has been to seck an adversary, and beat him when found; whose policy has been attack and not defense. In but one...
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The history of Abraham Lincoln, and the overthrow of slavery

Isaac Newton Arnold - Biography & Autobiography - 1866 - 720 pages
...of July, General Pope assumed command and issued" an address to his army. In this address he said: " I have come to you from the West, where we have always...our enemies — from an army whose business it has bceu to seek an adversary, and beat him when found; whose policy has been attack and not defense. In...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln: And the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac Newton Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...of July, General Pope assumed command and issued' an address to his army. In this address he said: " I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen the backs of our enemies — from an ariny whose business it has been to seek an adversary, and beat him when found ; whose policy has been...
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The Military and Naval History of the Rebellion in the United States: With ...

William Jewett Tenney - United States - 1866 - 843 pages
...Let us understand each other. I have come to you from the West where we hare always seen the bucks of our enemies — from an army whose business it has been to seek an adversary and beat him when found ; whose policy has been attack and not defence. In but one instance...
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A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee

John Esten Cooke - Biography & Autobiography - 1871 - 577 pages
...portion of General Pope's order which we have italicized. In an address to the army, he added further : " I have come to you from the "West, where we have always...whose business it has been to seek the adversary, and beat him when found — where policy has been attack, and not defence. I presume I have been called...
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History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine Regiment: In Service of ...

John Mead Gould, Leonard G. Jordan - United States - 1871 - 709 pages
...jealousy. That fatal pronunciamento of 220 A SOLDIER'S VERDICT. 1862. his where he said " I have come from the West where we have always seen the backs of our enemies," killed him. It was an unjust, ill-timed and cruel hit at all the eastern commanders. So when John Pope...
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