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" By direction of the President of the United States, I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order — an order totally unexpected and unsolicited — I have no promises or pledges to make. The country looks to... "
Harper's Magazine - Page 413
1863
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...the President of the United States, I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order, an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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The Rebellion Record: June '63-Nov. '63

Frank Moore - United States - 1864
...the President of the United States, I hereby assume command of the army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order, an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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THE AMERICAN ANNUAL CYCLOPAEDIA

1864
...the President of the United States I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order, an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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Rhode Island in the Rebellion

Edwin Winchester Stone - Rhode Island - 1864 - 398 pages
...the President of the United States, I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order, an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1864
...the President of the United States I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order, an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...States, I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this ordtr — r's Ferry is concerned, there is nothing of it. As for the fortifications, the work of the tlio devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices wo may be called...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...the President of the United States, I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. Aa a soldier, in obeying this order, an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps: A Complete Record of the ...

Josiah Rhinehart Sypher - Pennsylvania - 1865 - 723 pages
...the President of the United States, I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order, an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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History of the American War, Volume 2

Henry Charles Fletcher - United States - 1865
...the President of the United States, I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order,— an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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The Military and Naval History of the Rebellion in the United States. With ...

William Jewett Tenney - United States - 1865 - 843 pages
...the President of the United States I hereby assume command of the Army of the Potomac. As a soldier, in obeying this order, an order totally unexpected...devastation and disgrace of a hostile invasion. Whatever fatigues and sacrifices we may be called upon to undergo, let us have in view constantly the magnitude...
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