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" You are ambitious — which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but I think that, during General Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel of your ambition and thwarted him as much as you could, in which you did a great... "
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 Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 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,...wrong to the country, and to a most meritorious and honourable brother officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 119

American literature - 1917
...reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but I think that during your predecessor's command, you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted...the country and to a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the...
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The Century, Volume 49

1894
...reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm ; but I think during Burnside's command of the army you took counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much...a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. Here Hooker stopped, and vehemently said: " The President is mistaken. I never thwarted Burnside in...
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History of the Civil War in America, Volume 3

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans comte de Paris - United States - 1888
...think that during General Burnside's command you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted as you could, in which you did a great wrong to the ci a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I h such way as to believe it, of your recently...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

James Baird McClure - 1880 - 188 pages
...soldier — which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession — ia which you are right. You have confidence in yourself...the country, and to a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

James Baird McClure - 1879 - 188 pages
...of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession — in. which you arc right. You have confidence in yourself — which is...the country, and to a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

James Baird McClure - 1879 - 188 pages
...of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession — in. which you arc right. You have confidence in yourself — which is...you did a great wrong to the country, and to a most meritoriousand honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

James Baird McClure - 1879 - 188 pages
...yourself — which is a valuable, if not an indispensable, quality. You are ambitious — which, wTithin reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but...the country, and to a most meritorious and honorable brother-officer. I have heard, in such a way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the...
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Obituary Notice of Maj.-Gen. Samuel P. Heintzelman, First Commander of the ...

Third Army Corps Union, John Cleveland Robinson - 1881 - 40 pages
...have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appeared to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it...and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the army and the government needed a dictator....
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In Memoriam, Major-General Joseph Hooker

Henry Edwin Tremain - 1881 - 22 pages
...read here : EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, 1). C., January 26, 1863. MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKER, GENERAL: ' I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier,...and honorable brother officer. I have heard, in such way as to believe it, of your recently saying that both the army and the government needed a dictator....
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