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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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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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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - Generals - 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 riff ht and I was -wrong Yours very truly, A. LINCOLN. GENERAL...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

L. T. Remlap - Presidents - 1885 - 768 pages
...below ; and 1 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 zvas -wrong. Yours very truly, A. LINCOLN....
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - Generals - 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 •mere right and I was wrong. Yours very truly, A. LINCOLN. GENERAL...
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General Grant: his life and services

Generals - 1885 - 95 pages
...go 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...turned northward east of the Big Black, I feared it was & mistake. I now wish to make a personal acknowledgment that you -were right and I was wrong." RESULTS...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant: Leading Soldier of the Age ...

James Penny Boyd - Generals - 1885 - 734 pages
...acknowledgment for the almost inestimable service you have done the country. . . . When you got below Vicksburg and took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf and vicinity, I thought...Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong;" and Halleck, who had all along disapproved...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

James Penny Boyd - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1885 - 734 pages
...acknowledgment for the almost inestimable service you have done the country. . . . When you got below Vicksburg and took Port Gibson, Grand Gulf and vicinity, I thought...Black, I feared it was a mistake. I now wish to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong ;" and Halleck, who had all along disapproved...
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 1

Adam Badeau - Generals - 1885
...wrote, after all was over : " When you got below, and took Port' Gibson, Grand Gulf, and vicinit}', I thought you should go down the river and join General...east of the Big Black, I feared it was a mistake." * This disapprobation was not confined to the President. When Grant's plan of campaign was indicated,...
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The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3

New England - 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 got below, and took Fort Gibson, Grand Gulf, and vicinity, I thought you should go down the river and join Gen. Banks;...
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From Tannery to the White House: Story of the Life of Ulysses S. Grant, His ...

William M. Thayer - 1886 - 480 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." And yet, Grant's MODESTY never surrendered. It was a tremendous bombardment...
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