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" ... for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and resources were not more than balanced by these disadvantages and the enemy's superior position. "
Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of ... - Page 658
1866
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Scribner's Popular History of the United States: From the Earliest ..., Volume 5

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - United States - 1898
...Government, and long lines of communications to protect, to enable us to supply the operating armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...were not more than balanced by these disadvantages. I therefore determined to use the greatest number of troops, and to hammer continuously against the...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - Confederate States of America - 1972
...inactivity on our part, to go to their homes and do the work of producing for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...were not more than balanced by these disadvantages aud the enemy's superior position. From the first. I was firm in the conviction that no peace could...
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The Great Republic, Volume 1

Charles Morris - United States - 1902
...inactivity on our part, to go to their homes and do the work of producing, for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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General Lee: His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865

Walter Herron Taylor - United States - 1906 - 314 pages
...against General Lee. His plan is thus succinctly stated in his official report, written in July, 1865: From the first I was firm in the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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Patriotic Orations

Charles Henry Fowler - Presidents - 1910 - 331 pages
...into the field, regardless of season or weather, was necessary to a speedy termination of the war. From the first I was firm in the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Louis Arthur Coolidge - 1917 - 596 pages
...inactivity on our part, to go to their homes and do the work of providing for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...disadvantages and the enemy's superior position." He determined, "first, to use the greatest number of troops practicable against the armed force of...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

William Eleazar Barton - Presidents - 1925 - 516 pages
...inactivity on our part, to go to their homes and do the work of producing for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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Southern Historical Society Papers

Southern Historical Society - Confederate States of America - 1876
...conduct the war, after the command of all the United States armies had devolved upon him, and says: " From the first, I was firm in the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - Confederate States of America - 1972
...inactivity on our part, to go to their homes and do the work of producing for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Selected ...

Ulysses Simpson Grant, Library of America, Abraham Baldwin Professor of the Humanities William S McFeely, PH D - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 1199 pages
...inactivity on our part, to go to their homes and do the work of producing, for the support of their armies. It was a question whether our numerical strength and...the conviction that no peace could be had that would be stable and conducive to the happiness of the people, both North and South, until the military power...
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