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" It is with heartfelt satisfaction, that the Commanding General announces to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences, and give us battle on our... "
Massachusetts in the Army and Navy During the War of 1861-65 - Page 93
by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, Charles Webster Wilson, Florence Wyman Jaques - 1896
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A YOUTH'S HISTORY OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES

R. G. HORTON - 1867
...inspire the respect and confidence of men of good taste and good sense. He said : " The enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." His conversation was of the same boastful style as his order. He said : " The rebel army is now...
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The Battle-fields of Virginia: Chancellorsville; Embracing the Oerations of ...

Jedediah Hotchkiss, William Allan - Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863 - 1867 - 152 pages
...announces to the army that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his defences...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the Fifth, Eleventh and Twelfth Corps have been a succession of splendid achievements....
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The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry, 1861-65

Alonzo Hall Quint - Massachusetts - 1867 - 528 pages
...to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the Fifth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Corps have been a succession of splendid achievements....
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Life and Campaigns of General Robert E. Lee

James Dabney McCabe - Generals - 1866 - 717 pages
...30th, he was in high spirits. In an order issued to his troops he declared that "the enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." So confident was he that victory would crown his efforts that he said to one of his officers...
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The lost cause: a new southern history of the war of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 752 pages
...days have determined that our enemy must ingloriously fly, or come out from behind their de fences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." So confident was he of success that he declared that Lee's army was " the property of the Army...
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The lost cause: a new southern history of the war of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1868 - 740 pages
...days have determined that our enemy must ingloriously fly, or come out from behind their de fences and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." So confident was he of success that he declared that Lee's army was " the property of the Army...
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Hammer and Rapier

John Esten Cooke - United States - 1870 - 297 pages
...— and I shall be after them I" To his troops, he said in a general order : " The enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences,...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him!" There were those of his officers, doubtless, who listened thoughtfully, rather than with enthusiasm,...
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Hammer and Rapier

John Esten Cooke - United States - 1870 - 297 pages
...after them!" To his troops, he said in a general order: " The enemy must either ingloriously fly, t>r come out from behind his defences, and give us battle...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him!" There were those of his officers, doubtless, who listened thoughtfully, rather than with enthusiasm,...
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Hostory of the American Civil War

John William Draper,M.D LLD - 1870
...army, announcing, that " the enemy must either ingloriously flee, or come out from behind his defenses and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." But Lee, having ascertained, on the night of the 30th, that Sedgwick's movement was merely a...
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A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee

John Esten Cooke - Biography & Autobiography - 1871 - 577 pages
...to his troops, he declared that they occupied now a position so strong that " the enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences...on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Such were the joyful anticipations of General Hooker, who seems to have regarded the campaign...
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