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" I never ranked Lee as high as some others of the army— that is to say, I never had as much anxiety when he was in my front as when Joe Johnston was in front. Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything in his favor. He was a man who needed... "
Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S ... - Page 457
by John Russell Young - 1879 - 1262 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 150

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1880
...was the greatest of the commanders produced by the war. His conqueror thought differently : — ' Leo was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything in his favour. He was a man who needed sunshine. He was supported by the unanimous voice of the Sonth ; he...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

James Penny Boyd - 1885 - 734 pages
...in the army. I never had as much anxiety when he was in my front as when Joe Johnston was in front. Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything...supported by a large party in the North. He had the sympathy of the out.side world. All this is of immense advantage to a general. Lee had this in a remarkable...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant: Leading Soldier of the Age ...

James Penny Boyd - 1885 - 734 pages
...in the army. I never had as much anxiety when he was in my front as when Joe Johnston was in front. Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything...supported by a large party in the North. He had the sympathy of the outside world. All this is of immense advantage to a general. Lee had this in a remarkable...
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The United Service, Volume 13

1885
...that is to say, I never had as much anxiety when he was in my front as when Joe Johnston was in front. Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything in his favor. He was supported by the unanimous voice of the South ; he was supported by a large party in the North ; he...
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The North American Review, Volume 144

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1887
...that is to say, I never had as much anxiety when he was in my front as when Joe Johnston was in front. Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything...and sympathy of the outside world. All this is of immense advantage to a general. Lee had this in a remarkable degree. Everything he did was right. He...
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Life and Reminiscences of General Wm. T. Sherman

Thomas Clement Fletcher - 1891 - 479 pages
...that is to say, I never had as much anxiety when he was in my front as when Joe Johnston was in front. Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything...and sympathy of the outside world. All this is of immense advantage to a general. Lee had this in a remarkable degree. Everything he did was right. He...
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Life and Reminiscences of General Wm. T. Sherman

Thomas Clement Fletcher - 1891 - 479 pages
...army—that is to say, I never had as much anxiety when he was in my front as when Joe Johnston was in front. Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything...and sympathy of the outside world. All this is of immense advantage to a general. Lee had this in a remarkable degree. Everything he did was right. He...
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LIFE AND REMINISCENES OF GENERAL WM. T. SHERMAN

DISTINGUISHED MEN OF HIS TIME. - 1891
...army—that is to say, I never had as much anxiety when he was in my front as when Joe Johnston was in front. Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything in his favor. He was a man who needed snnshine. He was supported by the unanimous voice of the South, he was supported by a large party in...
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The South Atlantic Quarterly, Volume 10

John Spencer Bassett, Edwin Mims, William Henry Glasson, William Preston Few, William Kenneth Boyd, William Hane Wannamaker - 1911
...said toMeade in the Wilderness, "Joe Johnston would have retired after two days such punishment."] Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything in his favor. He was a man who needed sunshine Lee was of a slow, cautious nature, without imagination or humor, always the same, with grave dignity....
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Lee the American

Gamaliel Bradford - 1912 - 324 pages
...to Meade in the Wilderness, " Joe Johnston would have retired after two days' such punishment." 20 ] Lee was a good man, a fair commander, who had everything in his favor. He was a man who needed sunshine. . . . Lee was of a slow, cautious nature, without imagination or humor, always the same, with grave...
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