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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... "
The Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History ... - Page 78
edited by - 1865 - 183 pages
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - Presidents - 1865 - 808 pages
...below ; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that yon kuew bettor than I, that tho Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could succeed. When...took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf, and vicinity, I thought yon should go down the river and join General Banks, and when you turned northward, east of the Big...
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Nurse and Spy in the Union Army: Comprising the Adventures and Experiences ...

Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmonds - Military nursing - 1865 - 384 pages
...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 succeed. When you got below and took Port Gipson, Grand Gulf and vicinity, I thought you should go down the river and join Banks ; and when you...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - Presidents - 1865 - 808 pages
...that yon 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 gn down the river and join General Banks, and when you turned northward, east of the Big...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, 1809-1865 - 1866 - 544 pages
...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 succeed. When you...east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I wish now to make the personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong." The President's...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
...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 succeed. When you...east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I wish now to make the personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong." The President's...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...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 succeed. When you...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...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...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 succeed. When you...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 anil I...
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The Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. U. S. Grant, from His Boyhood to the ...

Phineas Camp Headley - United States - 1866 - 720 pages
...knew better than I, that tho Yazoo Pass expedition and the like could succeed. When you got below, und took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf, and vicinity, I thought...Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to mako a personal acknowledgment, that you were right and I was wrong. Yours, very truly, Several gentlemen...
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Grant and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Henry Coppée - United States - 1866 - 521 pages
...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 succeed. When you...go down the river and join General Banks ; and when yon turned northward east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make a personal...
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The Military and Naval History of the Rebellion in the United States: With ...

William Jewett Tenney - United States - 1866 - 843 pages
...Gibson, Grand Gulf, and vicimtv, I thought you should go down the river and join Gen. Humes, aad when yau turned northward, east of the Big Black, I feared...acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong. Yours, very truly, A. LINCOLN. M, ijor-CiMicr.il GRANT. Major-Gen. Halleck, the General-in-Chief, in his annual...
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