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Gettysburg Address ... easy question? maybe
12-18-2017, 11:48 PM
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RE: Gettysburg Address ... easy question? maybe
(12-18-2017 01:21 PM)David Lockmiller Wrote:  James Rusling is also cited by Professor Burlingame as the source of a famous Lincoln quote about his appreciation for General Grant ("Abraham Lincoln: A Life, Vol. II, page 628):

"In July 1863, he had told General Sickles that he appreciated Grant's uncomplaining nature: 'He doesn't worry and bother me. He isn't shrieking for reinforcements all the time. He takes what troops we can safely give him . . . and does the best he can with what he has got, and doesn't grumble and scold all while.'" (James F. Rusling, "Men and Things I Saw in Civil War Days" (New York: Eaton & Mains, 1899), 16.)

I see that. The Fehrenbachers don't list that in Recollected Words.
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