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" Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on both of our flanks at the same time. "
Staff Ride Handbook for the Overland Campaign, Virginia, 4 May to 15 June ... - Page 144
by Curtis S Robertson William G Clay Steven E King
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Campaigning with Grant

Horace Porter - Generals - 1897 - 546 pages
...mouth, turned to the officer, and replied, with a degree of animation which he seldom manifested : " Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Franklin Spencer Edmonds - 1915 - 376 pages
...general warned Grant that this was Lee's method, and that the Union Army would soon be outflanked. "I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do," was Grant's response. " Some of you always seem to think that he is suddenly going to turn a double...
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Fighting for Defeat: Union Military Failure in the East, 1861-1865

Michael C. C. Adams - History - 1992 - 256 pages
...cut us off completely from our communications." Grant, who had listened to sufficient negative ideas, replied: "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Drawn with the Sword : Reflections on the American Civil War: Reflections on ...

James M. McPherson Professor of American History Princeton University - History - 1996 - 272 pages
...from our communications." Grant slowly took his cigar from his mouth and fixed the man with a stare: "I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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The Rise of U.S. Grant

Arthur L. Conger - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 390 pages
When Fort Sumter fell in 1861, Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was an obscure clerk in Galena, Illinois, without influential friends and lacking a reputation for success. Yet ...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 674 pages
...from our communications." Grant took his cigar from his mouth and fixed the man with a cold stare: "I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Grant

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 784 pages
Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight ...
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And Keep Moving on: The Virginia Campaign, May-June 1864

Mark Grimsley - Technology & Engineering - 2002 - 282 pages
...the Rapidan, and cut us off completely from our communications." Normally phlegmatic, Grant snapped, "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Somebody's Darling: Essays on the Civil War

Kent Gramm - History - 2002 - 208 pages
..."Bobby Lee." And Grant, for one of the few times in his life, shows aggravation. He stands up and says, "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Lee & Grant: Profiles in Leadership from the Battlefields of Virginia

Charles R. Bowery - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 262 pages
...from his seat, took his ever-present cigar out of his mouth (he smoked twenty on May 6 alone!), and replied, "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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