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" This incident gave me even a more favorable \ opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg the July before. It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may always expect the most efficient service. "
Murray's Magazine - Page 157
1887
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 58

1886
...be defeated in two battles fought on the same day ; but it would not be bad to win them" (ii. 20). "It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may always ei[>ect the most efficient service " (ii. 117). "The fact is, troops who have fought a few battles...
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The Century, Volume 31

1886
...him. As to Sherman, he could not be spared from the West. This incident gave me even a more favorable opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg...whom we may always expect the most efficient service. Meade's position afterwards proved embarrassing to me if not to him. He was commanding an army, and,...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant ...

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1885 - 648 pages
...As to Sherman, he could not be. spared from the West. This incident gave me even a more favorable \ opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg...whom we may always expect the most efficient service. Meade's position afterwards proved embarrassing to me if not to him. He was commanding an army and,...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant ...

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1885 - 648 pages
...him. As to Sherman, he could not be spared from the West. This incident gave me even a more favorable opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg the July before. It is men who wait to *-vc-tk 4 . 1 -. , and, for nearly a year previous to my taking command of all the armies, was in supreme...
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The Great Contest: A History of Military and Naval Operations During the ...

Willis C. Humphrey - United States - 1886 - 679 pages
...make no change. General Grant says in his " Memoirs " : " This incident gave me even a more favorable opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg,...July before. It is men who wait to be selected, and 1804. not those who seek, from whom we may always expect the most efficient service." Grant remained...
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The Personal Memoirs and Military History of U.S. Grant Versus the Record of ...

Carswell McClellan - United States - 1887 - 278 pages
...I had no thought of substituting any one for him. . . . This incident gave me even a more favorable opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg...we may always expect the most efficient service." l General Badeau adds his testimony, as follows : " It was this spirit which animated all of Grant's...
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The Personal Memoirs and Military History of U.S. Grant Versus the Record of ...

Carswell McClellan - United States - 1887 - 278 pages
...I had no thought of substituting any one for him. . . . This incident gave me even a more favorable opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg...from whom we may always expect the most efficient serv1ce." l General Badeau adds his testimony, as follows : " It was this spirit which animated all...
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Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America

Matthew Arnold - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1888 - 192 pages
...his Memoirs, after relating what had passed, he adds : " This incident gave me even a more favorable opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg...expect the most efficient service." He tried to make Mcade's position as nearly as possible what it would have been had he himself been away in Washington...
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Report of the ... Annual Re-union

Society of the Army of the Potomac - United States - 1888
...him. As to Sherman, he could not be spared from the West. This incident gave me even a more favorable opinion of Meade than did his great victory at Gettysburg...we may always expect the most efficient service." That they continued together thence to the end, without a jar, men as different in individuality as...
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History of Hartford, Vermont, July 4, 1761-April 4, 1889: The First Town on ...

William Howard Tucker - Hartford (Vt. : Town) - 1889 - 488 pages
...manner in public affairs, he refrained from soliciting public office, believing with General Grant, that it is men who wait to be selected, and not those who...whom we may always expect the most efficient service. On the 18th of June, 1840, Mr. Dewey married Emily, daughter of Hon. AVilliam Strong of Hartford. Mrs....
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