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" The President directs that you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or drive him south. "
Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session - Stran 44
avtor: United States. Congress. Senate - 1863
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The Military Policy of the United States

Emory Upton - 1917 - 495 strani
...President visited and inspected the army, and on the 6th, General Hal leek telegraphed as follows: I am instructed to telegraph you as follows: The President directs that you cross the Potomac ami give battle to the enemy, or drive him south. Your army must move now, while the roads are good....
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Abraham Lincoln

Wilbur Fisk Gordy - 1917 - 266 strani
...victory that on the next day after his return to Washington he sent McClellan the following order: "The President directs that you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or drive 191 him south." But the obstinate general, alleging, among other things, that the cavalry horses had...
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History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

James Ford Rhodes - 1917 - 454 strani
...conferences and observations of his visit, directed the general, after his return to Washington, to "cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or drive him south." Still MoClellan 1 IV ; Foulke, I. 180 McCLELLAN'S INERTNESS [1862 procrastinated, aiming always at...
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History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

James Ford Rhodes - 1917 - 454 strani
...conferences and observations of his visit, directed the general, after his return to Washington, to "cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or drive him south." Still McClellan procrastinated, aiming always at his "ideal completeness of preparation." On October...
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The Civil War, Količina 2

James I. Robertson - 1902 - 63 strani
...October 6th, Halleck sent McClellan, by President Lincoln's direction, an order * requiring him to " cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or drive him south." He was told to move " now, while the roads were good." He was further informed that if he should so...
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General Lee, His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865: With Personal Reminiscences

Walter Herron Taylor - 1994 - 314 strani
...received a telegram from General Halleck in which he was told that the President directed that he should cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or drive him south. The want of clothing for his men and horses for his cavalry constituted General McClellan's reason...
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The Antietam Campaign

Gary W. Gallagher - 1999 - 335 strani
...after the pres1dent left he received an unequ1vocal w1re from General Halleck: "The Pres1dent d1rects that you cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or drive him south. You must move now, while the roads are good." Obviously something had gone seriously awry, for the...
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The Gleam of Bayonets: The Battle of Antietam and Robert E. Lee's Maryland ...

James V. Murfin - 2004 - 472 strani
...recorded. The events which followed, however, failed to support the general. Ian received orders to "cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or...Your army must move now while the roads are good." 25 A week later, when nothing had developed, Lincoln sat down and wrote one of his "on bended knees"...
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Commander of All Lincoln’s Armies

John F. Marszalek - 2004 - 324 strani
...went to see McClellan himself, and soon after he told Halleck to telegraph Little Mac and order him to "cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy or drive him south" and to do so immediately. Halleck did so but McClellan maddeningly did not move and instead asked for...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - 2006 - 944 strani
...would not misconstrue their conversations, Lincoln had Halleck telegraph him the following Monday that "the President directs that you cross the Potomac...Your army must move now while the roads are good." Weeks went by, however, and McClellan found all manner of excuses for inaction — lack of supplies,...
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