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" Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on both of our flanks at the same time. "
Staff Ride Handbook for the Overland Campaign, Virginia, 4 May to 15 June ... - Page 144
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Campaigning with Grant

Horace Porter - Generals - 1897 - 546 pages
...mouth, turned to the officer, and replied, with a degree of animation which he seldom manifested : " Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Franklin Spencer Edmonds - 1915 - 376 pages
...general warned Grant that this was Lee's method, and that the Union Army would soon be outflanked. "I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do," was Grant's response. " Some of you always seem to think that he is suddenly going to turn a double...
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Fighting for Defeat: Union Military Failure in the East, 1861-1865

Michael C. C. Adams - History - 1978 - 256 pages
...cut us off completely from our communications." Grant, who had listened to sufficient negative ideas, replied: "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Drawn with the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 1996 - 272 pages
...from our communications." Grant slowly took his cigar from his mouth and fixed the man with a stare: "I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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The Rise of U.S. Grant

Arthur Latham Conger - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 390 pages
...the Rapidan, and cut us off completely from our communications." Grant stood and removed his cigar. "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do,*' he snapped. "Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and...
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The Way of the Warrior: Business Tactics and Techniques from History's ...

James F. Dunnigan, Daniel Masterson - Business & Economics - 1998 - 224 pages
...proceeded to educate the officer on the attitude he himself had and that he desired in his subordinates: "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault and land in our rear and on both...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 674 pages
...from our communications." Grant took his cigar from his mouth and fixed the man with a cold stare: "I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Grant

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 784 pages
...from our communications." Grant got up from his stump, pulled the cigar from his mouth, and let fly: "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault and land in our rear and on both...
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And Keep Moving on: The Virginia Campaign, May-June 1864

Mark Grimsley - Technology & Engineering - 2002 - 282 pages
...the Rapidan, and cut us off completely from our communications." Normally phlegmatic, Grant snapped, "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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Somebody's Darling: Essays on the Civil War

Kent Gramm - History - 2002 - 208 pages
..."Bobby Lee." And Grant, for one of the few times in his life, shows aggravation. He stands up and says, "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on...
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