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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... "
Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga - Page 190
by Pennsylvania. Chickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefields Commission - 1897 - 499 pages
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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
...30th April, having got all his forces across the river, he issued a naming address^ announcing that " the operations of the last three 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...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Confederate States of America - 1868 - 762 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 of the...
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Hammer and Rapier

John Esten Cooke - United States - 1870 - 297 pages
...make for Richmond! — 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...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...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 feint,...
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A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee

John Esten Cooke - Generals - 1871 - 577 pages
...congratulatory order to his troops, he declared that they occupied now a position so strong that " the enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from...own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Such were the joyful anticipations of General Hooker, who seems to have regarded the campaign as virtually...
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Address on the Life and Character of Gen. Robert E. Lee ..., Volume 146

Wade Hampton - Generals - 1871 - 54 pages
...which would force him — in the language employed on this occasion by the Federal Commander — to " either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his...own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." These were the boastful words in which he — forgetful of the example of Pope, and unmindful of, if...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1872
...army that the operations of the last three days have determined that our cnemv must either mglorioualy fly or come out from behind his defences and give...own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operations of the TOL. III. — в А fifth, eleventh, and twelfth corpa have been a succession...
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The American Cyclopaedia

1873
...in declaring that "the enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his intrenchments and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." Chancellorsville was a solitary brick mansion, surrounded by a few outbuildings, standing in a clearing...
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"Ours".: Annals of 10th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers in the Rebellion

Joseph Keith Newell - Massachusetts - 1875 - 609 pages
...30, 1863. It is with heartfelt satisfaction, that the Commanding General announces to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined...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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