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" It is with heartfelt satisfaction, that the Commanding General announces to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences, and give us battle on our... "
Massachusetts in the Army and Navy During the War of 1861-65 - Page 93
by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, Charles Webster Wilson, Florence Wyman Jaques - 1896
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John Ashton: A Story of the War Between the States

Capers Dickson - United States - 1896 - 279 pages
...days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defenses and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." The "enemy" did not "ingloriously fly," but had "come out from behind his defenses" and given...
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Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Volume 13

Literary Criticism - 1897
...commanding General announces to the army that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must cither ingloriously fly, or come out from...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." If Lee was " outgeneralled " in these preliminary movements, he gave no evidence of being in...
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SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS

R A BROCK - 1897
...along the wires, giving brief joy to the Federal Capital, Hooker's message: " The enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Contrast the two, Jackson's modest, confident, hopeful, relying on his cause and his God. Hooker's...
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SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS

R A BROCK - 1897
...along the wires, giving brief joy to the Federal Capital, Hooker's message: " The enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Contrast the two, Jackson's modest, confident, hopeful, relying on his cause and his God. Hooker's...
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Robert E. Lee and the Southern Confederacy, 1807-1870

Henry Alexander White - United States - 1897 - 467 pages
...position in the rear of Lee's army, he made proclamation to his soldiers, April 30, that " our enemy must ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defences...and give us battle on our own ground, where certain de struction awaits him." Lee acted with despatch. The midnight hour of April 30 found Jackson on the...
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Life of General George Gordon Meade: commander of the Army of the Potomac

Richard Meade Bache - Biography & Autobiography - 1897 - 596 pages
...able to write, in a preliminary order, " The enemy must either ignominiously fly, or come out from his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him," his arrogance had departed, and he awaited instead of seeking the arbitrament of battle. What...
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History of the Twelfth regiment, New Hampshire volunteers in the war of the ...

Asa W. Bartlett - History - 1897 - 839 pages
...days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defenses and give us battle on our own ground where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the 5th, 1 1 th, and 1 2th Corps have been a succession of splendid achievements....
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Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War, Volume 2

George Francis Robert Henderson - United States - 1898
...announces to his army that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defences,...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of 1 The troops carried eight days' supplies : three days' cooked rations with...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 12

Clement Anselm Evans - Confederate States of America - 1899
...boast that "the enemy will now be compelled to ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defenses and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Yet Lee did not "ingloriously fly," but boldly advancing on Hooker, he sent Stonewall Jackson...
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