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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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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...finally did, — march the troops across the neck, run the batteries with the transports, and then go below ; and I never had any faith, except a general...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." Every man who...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 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." Every man who...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 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." Every man who...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 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...Grand Gulf, and vicinity, I thought you should go down theriver and join General Banks, and when you turned northward,, east of the Big Black, I feared it...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Maltby - Presidents - 1884 - 318 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...Gibson, Grand Gulf and vicinity, I thought you should go below and down the river and join General Banks ; and when you turned northward, east of the Big Black,...
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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant

Albert Deane Richardson - 1885 - 630 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...acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong. " Yours very truly, A. LINCOLN." Halleck, stirred to unwonted enthusiasm, also wrote : — " In boldness of...
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From the tannery to the White house. Story of the life of Ulysses S. Grant

William Makepeace Thayer - 1885
...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...mistake. I now wish to make the personal acknowledgment Unit you were right and I was wrong. " Yours very truly, "A. LINCOLN." And yet Grant's MODESTY never...
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Grant and His Travels: A Descriptive Account of His Tour Around ..., Volume 1

L. T. Remlap - Voyages and travels - 1885 - 772 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...Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make a personal acknowledgement that you were right and I ixas wrong Yours very truly, A. LINCOLN. The brilliant...
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Fight it Out on this Line: The Life and Deeds of Gen. U.S. Grant

Phineas Camp Headley - 1885 - 425 pages
...below ; and I never had any faith, except a general hope that you knew bet ter than I, that the Yazoo Pass expedition, and the like, could succeed. When...Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong. Yours, very truly, A. LINCOLN. Abraham...
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Life of Ulysses Simpson Grant

Emma Elizabeth Brown - 1885 - 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...Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong." The grade of major-general in the regular...
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