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A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee - Page 101
by John Esten Cooke - 1883 - 577 pages
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...same system and to lead you against the enemy; and it is my purpose to do so, and that speedily. ... I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases which I am sorry to find much in vogue amongst you. I hear constantly of taking strong positions, and holding them; of lines of retreat, and...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases which I am sorry to find much in vogue amongst you. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them — of lines of retreat, and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideaa The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy...
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Biographical Sketches of Illinois Officers Engaged in the War Against the ...

James Grant Wilson - Illinois - 1862 - 106 pages
...distinction you are capable of achieving; that opportunity I shall endeavor to give you. Meantime, I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases...positions and holding them— of lines of retreat— and of basee of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position the soldier should desire to...
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Biographical Sketches of Illinois Officers Engaged in the War Against the ...

James Grant Wilson - Illinois - 1862 - 106 pages
...distinction you are capable of achieving ; that opportunity I shall endeavor to give you. Meantime, I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases...constantly of taking strong positions and holding them—of lines of retreat—and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position...
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the american annual cyclopaedia

1863
...the mean time I desire yon to dismiss certain phrases I am sorry to find much in vogue amongst von. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding...them — of lines of retreat and bases of supplies. Lei us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which...
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THE LIFE OF STONEWALL JACKSON

1863
...with flags and streamers, floating in the wind. He then proceeded to pen his " order " to the army. " I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases,...discard such ideas. The strongest position which a soldiea should desire to occupy, is the one from which he can most easily advance upon the enemy. Let...
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The Life of Stonewall Jackson: From Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives ...

John Esten Cooke - Generals - 1863 - 305 pages
...with flags and streamers, floating in the wind. He then proceeded to pen his " order " to the army. " I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases,...of lines of retreat, and bases of supplies. Let us tiiscard such ideas. The strongest position which a soldiea should desire to occupy, is the one from...
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THE SECOND YEAR OF THE WAR

EDWARD A. POLLARD - 1863
...the public memory. "I desire you to dismiss from your minds certain phrases, (said Pope to his army,) which I am sorry to find much in vogue among you....Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is the one from which he can most easily .advance upon the enemy....
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...the mean time I desire you to dismiss certain phrases I am sorry to find much in vogue amongst Ton. I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding...Let us discard such, ideas. The strongest position а soldier should desire to occupy is one IV, mi which he eu most easily advance against the enemy....
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The Great Rebellion: a history of the Civil War in the United States, Volume 1

Joel Tyler Headley - History - 1863
...on taking personal command, though full of promise in words, was ominous of defeat. In it he said, " I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them — of lines of retreat, and of bases of supplies — let us discard such ideas." And again, " Let us study the probable line of...
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