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" When you first reached the vicinity of Vicksburg, I thought you should do what you finally did — march the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and thus go below ; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that you knew... "
General U. S. Grant: His Early Life and Military Career, with a Brief ... - Page 304
by Julian K. Larke - 1879 - 512 pages
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

United States - 1861
...except a general Impo that you knew better than I, that the Ynzoo Pass expedition and the like would succeed. When you got below and took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf and vicinity, I thought yon should go down, the rivor and join General Banks ; and when you turned northward, east of the Big...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 7

Frank Moore - United States - 1864
...transports, and thus go below ; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that you knew better than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could...when you turned northward, east of the Big Black, I thought it was a mistake. I now wish to make the personal acknowledgment that you was right and I was...
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The Hero Boy: Or, The Life and Deeds of Lieut-Gen. Grant

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1864 - 340 pages
...transports, and thus go below ; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that you knew better than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could...a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong. Yours, very truly, A. LINCOLN. Abraham Lincoln was not ashamed to acknowledge that General...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...transports, and thus go below ; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that you knew better than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could...Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make the personal acknowledgment, that you were right and I was wrong. Yours, truly, A. LINCOLN. These victories,...
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HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

HENRY J. RAYMOND. - 1864
...transports, and thus go below; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that you knew better than T, that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could...Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make the personal acknowledgment, that you were right and I was wrong. Yours, truly, A. LINCOLN. These victories,...
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The United States Service Magazine, Volume 1

Military art and science - 1864
...his Yicksburg campaign. The remarkable letter of President Lincoln is the noblest epitome. He says, " When you got be-low, and took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf,...east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I have now to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong." We need dwell no longer...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1864
...thus go below ; and I never had any faith, except а еепегаГ hope that you knew better than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition and the like could...vicinity, I thought you should go down the river and join Gen. Banks, and when you turned northward, east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 1864 - 510 pages
...and thus go below ; and I never had any faith, except a general hope, that you knew better / *han I that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could...Gibson, Grand Gulf, and vicinity, I thought you should 20 down the river and join Gen. Banks, and when you turued northward, east of the Big Black, I feared...
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THE AMERICAN ANNUAL CYCLOPAEDIA

1864
...hope that you knew better than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition and the like could succeed. When yon got below and took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf, and vicinity, I thought yon should go down the river and join Gen. Banks, and when you turned northward, east of the Big Black,...
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Illustrated Life, Campaigns and Public Services of Lieut. General Grant ...

1865 - 257 pages
...transports, and thus go below; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that you knew better than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could...a personal acknowledgment that you were right, and I was wrong. " Yours, very truly, "A. LINCOLN." HOW THE NEWS WAS RECEIVED NORTH AND SOUTH. The intelligence...
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