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" Secretary) was tired of this defensive war, and that the troops must assume the oflensive and carry the war to the firesides of the enemy ; that the season for operations in Western Virginia was about over, and that he would take the troops from there... "
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ... - Page 315
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 - 1902
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 4

United States - 1863
...he (the Secretary) was tired of this defensive war, and that the troops must assume the offensive, and carry the war to the firesides of the enemy; that...desired that the Cumberland Ford and Gap should be siezcd, and the East Tennessee and Virginia railroad taken possession of, and the artery that supplied...
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Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War: Department of the West

Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861 - 1863
...he (the Secretary) was tired of this defensive war, and that the troops must assume the offensive, and carry the war to the firesides of the enemy; that...desired that the Cumberland Ford and Gap should be siezed, and the East Tennessee and Virginia railroad taken possession of, and the artery that supplied...
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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 - Confederate States of America - 1881
...that he (the Secretary) was tired of this defensive war, and that the troops must assume the offensive and carry the war to the fire-sides of the enemy;...should be seized, and the East Tennessee and Virginia liailroad taken possessioa of, and the artery that supplied the rebellion cut. Complaint was made of...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 5

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890
...War was visiting Sherman, as already mentioned, he also urged upon the general his personal desire "that the Cumberland Ford and Gap should be seized, and the East Tennessee and Thomas to Virginia Railroad taken possession of, and the artery that supplied the rebellion cut." We...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 5

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890
...War was visiting Sherman, as already mentioned, he also urged upon the general his personal desire "that the Cumberland Ford and Gap should be seized, and the East Tennessee and Thomas to Virginia Railroad taken possession of, and the oyt.™ie,Tsei. artery that supplied the rebellion...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1893
...that he (the Secretary) was tired of this defensive war, and that the troops must assume the offensive and carry the war to the fire-sides of the enemy; that the season for operations in Western Virgin ia was about over, and that he would take the troops from there and send them to Kentucky; but...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 9

Clement Anselm Evans - Confederate States of America - 1899
...that he, the secretary, was tired of this defensive war, and that the troops must assume the offensive and carry the war to the firesides of the enemy; that...take the troops from there and send them to Kentucky; that he begged of General Sherman to assume the offensive and to keep the rebels hereafter on the defensive....
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 9

Clement A. Evans - History - 2004 - 500 pages
...that he, the secretary, was tired of this defensive war, and that the troops must assume the offensive and carry the war to the firesides of the enemy; that...take the troops from there and send them to Kentucky; that he begged of General Sherman to assume the offensive and to keep the rebels hereafter on the defensive....
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