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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... "
Three Years in the Army of the Potomac - Page 170
by Henry Nichols Blake - 1865 - 313 pages
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A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y: Its Battles, Marches ...

Franklin Sawyer - Ohio - 1881 - 260 pages
...congratulatory document : "that the enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind hig defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him," was read to the troops. The bands struck up "Hail to the Chief," flags waved, men shouted and cheered...
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The Battle of Chancellorsville

Samuel Penniman Bates - Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863 - 1882 - 261 pages
...have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the Fifth, Eleventh and Twelfth corps have been a succession of splendid achievements."...
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CAMPAIGNS OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

WILLIAM SWINTON - 1882
...he announced that " the enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." This boast, so much in the style of Hooker, was amplified by the whole tenor of his conversation. "...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 4

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1883
...declaring that "the enemy must cither ingloriously fly or come out from behind his intrenchments and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Chancellorsville was a solitary brick mansion, surrounded by a few outbuildings, standing in a clearing...
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The war of the rebellion: with a full and critical history of the first ...

Theodore Burr Gates - United States - 1884 - 627 pages
...have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the Fifth, Eleventh and Twelfth Corps have been a succession of splendid achievements."...
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The Ninety-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers (Gosline's Pennsylvania Zouaves ...

George Norton Galloway - Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 - 1884 - 87 pages
...have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the Fifth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Corps have been a succession of splendid achievements....
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History of the Thirty-seventh Regiment, Mass., Volunteers, in the Civil War ...

James Lorenzo Bowen - Massachusetts - 1884 - 431 pages
...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 had no thought of flying, though even so able a general as Lee might well shrink from the peril...
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Memoirs of Robert E. Lee: His Military and Personal History, Embracing a ...

Armistead Lindsay Long, Marcus Joseph Wright - Generals - 1886 - 707 pages
...announced that ' ' the enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. ' ' This boast, we are told, so much in the style of Hooker, was amplified by the whole tenor of his...
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Life of Winfield Scott Hancock, Major-general, U.S.A.: His Childhood, Youth ...

Frederick Elizur Goodrich - 1886 - 352 pages
...proclamation to the troops : "The enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." He is also said to have declared in conversation : "The rebel army is now the legitimate property of...
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History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers: From ...

United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 118th (1862-1865) - United States - 1888 - 746 pages
...have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the 5th, l Ith and I2th corps have been a succession of splendid achievements. By command...
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