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" General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville. -The day is lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army. . . The routed troops will not reform. "
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ... - Page 749
by United States. War Dept, Robert Nicholson Scott, Henry Martyn Lazelle, George Breckenridge Davis, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph William Kirkley, Fred Crayton Ainsworth, John Sheldon Moodey - 1880
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The Century, Volume 36

1888
...army headquarters. There he read the unwelcome report in a telegram from a captain of engineers : " General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville....lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army. . . . The routed troops will not re-form." This information was such an irreconcilable contradiction...
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The Outbreak of Rebellion

John George Nicolay - United States - 1881 - 220 pages
...the greater part of the day, when suddenly, at about five o'clock, came the startling telegram : " General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville....lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army." General Scott refused to credit the astounding and unwelcome intelligence. Nevertheless he put the...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850, Volume 3

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1895 - 662 pages
...sequel to his success. On his return to the White House he was told the last word which had come : " General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville....lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army.'" He heard the crushing news with fortitude and without moving a muscle. He met this adversity with dauntless...
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History of the United States from the compromise of 1850 to the ..., Volume 3

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1895
...sequel to his success. On his return to the White House he was told the last word which had come : " General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville....lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army." ' He heard the crushing news with fortitude and without moving a muscle. He met this adversity with...
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Confederate military history: a library of Confederate States history, Volume 1

Clement Anselm Evans - Confederate States of America - 1899
...not credited by me. " Capt. Alexander to Washington : ' ' General McDowell's army in full retreat. The day is lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army. The routed troops will not reform. " Gen. Scott to McClellan: "McDowell has been checked. Come down...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...army headquarters. There he read the unwelcome report in a telegram from a captain of engineers : ' General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville....lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army. . . The routed troops will not reform.' " From that time on, for at least twenty-four hours, a continuous...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...army headquarters. There he read the unwelcome report in a telegram from a captain of engineers : ' General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville....lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army. . . The routed troops will not reform.' " From that time on, for at least twenty-four hours, a continuous...
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Bull Run to Bull Run: Or, Four Years in the Army of Northern Virginia ...

George Baylor - United States - 1900 - 412 pages
...finely appointed and admirably led army." BS Alexander, a captain of engineers, .wired General Scott : " General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville. The day is lost. Save Washington and the remnant of this army. General McDowell is doing all he can to cover the retreat. Colonel Miles is forming...
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History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1917 - 454 pages
...message, walked over to army headquarters and there read the despatch from a captain of engineers : " General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville....lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army. . . . The routed troops will not reform." "The President did not go to his bed that night ; morning...
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history of the civil war

james ford rhodes - 1917
...message, walked over to army headquarters and there read the despatch from a captain of engineers: "General McDowell's army in full retreat through Centreville....lost. Save Washington and the remnants of this army. . . . The routed troops will not reform." "The President did not go to his bed that night ; morning...
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