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" I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the army and the government needed a dictator. Of course it was not for this, but in spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those generals who gain successes... "
A History of the Forty-fourth Regiment: New York Volunteer Infantry, in the ... - Page 125
by Eugene Arus Nash - 1910 - 484 pages
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The Battle of Chancellorsville

Samuel Penniman Bates - Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863 - 1882 - 261 pages
...things in regard to which I am not quite satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and a skilful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe...do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising their commander, and withholding confidence...
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History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment)

Benjamin F. Cook, James Beale - United States - 1882 - 167 pages
...ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but I think, that, during Gen. Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel...do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising their commander and withholding confidence...
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History of the Civil War in America: book 1. The war on the Rapidan. book 2 ...

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans comte de Paris - United States - 1883
...will risk the dictatorship. The Government will support you to the utmost of its ability, which ia neither more nor less than it has done and will do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising their commander and withholding confidence...
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History of the Thirty-sixth regiment Massachusetts volunteers. 1862-1865

United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 36th (1862-1865) - United States - 1884 - 405 pages
...ask of you is military success, and I will risk the dictatorship. The government will support y011 to the utmost of its ability, which is neither more...has done and will do for all commanders. I much fear the spirit you have aided to infuse into the army, of eriticising their commander and withholding confidence...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

Isaac Newton Arnold - Presidents - 1885 - 462 pages
...dictators. What i now ask of you is military success, and i will risk the dictatorship. The government wHl support you to the utmost of its ability, which is...do for all commanders. i much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticizing their commander and withholding confidence...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 15

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond, William Abbatt - United States - 1886
...spite of it, that I have given you the command. Only those generals who gain successes can set up as dictators. What I now ask of you is military success,...more nor less than it has done and will do for all its commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising...
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Appleton's Cyclopædia of American Biography, Volume 3

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - History - 1887
...ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm: but I think that during Gen. Burnside's command of the army you have taken counsel...do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which yon have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising their commander and withholding confidence...
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The North American Review, Volume 144

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1887
...wrong to the country, and toamost meritorious and honorable brother officer. I have beard, in such way as to believe it, of your recently saying that...do, for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising their commander and withholding confidence...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - United States - 1888 - 552 pages
...your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself, which is a valuable if not indispensable quality. You are ambitious, which, within...do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising their commander and withholding confidence...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - United States - 1888 - 552 pages
...army and the government needed a dictator. Of course it was not for this, but in spite of it, that*! have given you the command. Only those generals who...do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising their commander and withholding confidence...
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