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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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Jack Alden: a story of adventures in the Virginia campaigns, '61-'65

Warren Lee Goss - United States - 1895 - 402 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." General Blusterson, with his map before him, read the proclamation with a shake of his head and the...
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Story of the Confederate States; Or, History of the War for Southern ...

Joseph Tyrone Derry - Confederate States of America - 1895 - 430 pages
...days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from his defenses and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." To some of his officers Hooker remarked : "The Confederate army is now the legitimate property of the...
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John Ashton: A Story of the War Between the States

Capers Dickson - United States - 1896 - 279 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" did not "ingloriously fly," but had "come out from behind his defenses" and given the Federals...
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History of the Twelfth regiment, New Hampshire volunteers in the war of the ...

Asa W. Bartlett - History - 1897 - 839 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 operations of the 5th, 1 1 th, and 1 2th Corps have been a succession of splendid achievements. By...
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Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga: Ceremonies at the Dedication of ...

Pennsylvania. Chickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefields Commission - Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 - 1897 - 499 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." On the morning of the 2d of May, the regiment was ordered to a position on the right of the division,...
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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
...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 a fall...
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Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War, Volume 2

George Francis Robert Henderson - United States - 1898
...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 1 The troops carried eight days' supplies : three days' cooked rations with bread and...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850: 1862-1864

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1899
..."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." 3 That " with 1 OR, vol. xxv. part ii. p. 243. But see Hooker's testimony, CW, 1865, vol. ip 113. 2...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 12

Clement Anselm Evans - Confederate States of America - 1899
...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 on his...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

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 - United States - 1889
...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 Fifth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Corps have been, a succession of splendid achievements....
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