New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865

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Weed, Parsons and Company, 1890 - New York (State) - 532 pages
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Page 21 - Gentlemen—-fully concurring in the wisdom of the views expressed to me in so patriotic a manner, by you, in the communication of the 28th day of June, I have decided to call into the service an additional force of three hundred thousand men. I suggest and recommend that the troops should be chiefly of infantry. The quota of your State would be
Page 21 - progress, and the reduced condition of our effective forces in the field, resulting from the usual and unavoidable casualties of the service, that the time has arrived for prompt and vigorous measures to be adopted by the people, in support of the great interests committed to your charge, we respectfully request, if it meets with your entire approval, that you at once
Page 21 - All believe that the decisive moment is near at hand, and to that end the people of the United States are desirous to aid promptly in furnishing all reinforcements that you may deem needful to sustain our Government.
Page 21 - the President: •"'The undersigned, Governors of States of the Union, impressed with, the belief that the citizens of the States which they respectively represent, are of one accord in the hearty desire that the recent successes of the Federal
Page 21 - trust that they may be enrolled without delay, so as to bring this unnecessary and injurious civil war to a speedy and satisfactory conclusion. An order fixing the
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