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" The President directs that you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or drive him south. "
LIFE OF LINCOLN - Page 350
by CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN - 1892
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...6th, Halleck sent a telegram of a peremptory sort > " I am instructed to telegraph you as follows : The president directs that you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or drive him south. Youi army must move now, while the roads STUART'S CAVALRY RAID. 235 are good. If you cross the river...
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...WASHINGTON, DC, October 6, 1862. MAJOR-GENERAL MCCLELLAN : I am instructed to telegraph you as follows: The President directs that you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy - In his memoirs McClellan tries to create the im- ble purpose is to see the troops and the battle-field...
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Annual Report of the Secretary of War

United States. War Dept - 1862
...WA8HINGTON, DC, October 6, 1862. MAJOR GENERAL. MC€LBLLAN : I am instructed to telegraph you as follows : The President directs that you cross the Potomac and...Your army must move now, while the roads are good. If you cross the river between the enemy and Washington, and cover the latter by your line of operations,...
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the american annual cyclopaedia

1863
...had swollen the Potomac and impaired the roads. On the 6th of October he was peremptorily ordered to "cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or...Your army must move now, while the roads are good." It will be observed that three weeks have elapsed since this order was given. In regard to Gen. McClellan's...
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Report: Army of the Potomac, including Journal of the Committee, Dec. 20 ...

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, Benjamin Franklin Wade - Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861 - 1863
...pm] WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, DC, October 6, 1862. I am instructed to telegraph you as follows : The President directs that you cross the Potomac and...Your army must move now, while the roads are good. If you cross the river between the enemy and Washington, and cover the latter by your line of operations,...
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The Rebellion Record

Frank Moore - United States - 1863
...WASUIXOTOU, D. С., October 6, 1362. Major- General McCMlan : I am instructed to telegraph you as follows : The President directs that you cross the Potomac and...Your army must move now while the roads are good. If you cross the river between the enemy and Washington, and cover the latter by your line of operation,...
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Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War in Three Parts

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War - Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861 - 1863
...pm] WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, DC, October 6, 1862. I am instructed to telegraph you as follows : The President directs that you cross the Potomac and...Your army must move now, while the roads are good. If you cross the river between the enemy and Washington, and cover the latter by your line of operations,...
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The American Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...McCIellan: WieniHGTOH, DC, Oct. 6, ISiS. My.-Gen. McCIellan: I am instructed to telegraph to you as follow*: The President directs that you cross the Potomac and...him south. Your army must move now while the roads arc good. If you cross the river between the enemy and Washington, and cover the latter by your line...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 5

Frank Moore - United States - 1863
...swollen the Potomac wd impaired the roads. On the sixth of Ocióte he was peremptorily ordered : " To cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or...drive him south. Your army must move now, while the rotds are good." It will be observed that three weeks have elapsed since this order was firen. 4. In...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1863
...m ] WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, DC, October 6, 1862. I am instructed to telegraph you as follows : The President directs that you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or drive him eouth. Your army must move now, while the roads are good. If you cross the river between the enemy...
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