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20. a question which Major-Gen. Halleck won't answer.

If, before Corinth, you laid ninety days,
     Pleasing the foe with masterly delays,
Failing, at last, to beat 'em;
     How long should you have given “Little Mac,”
To make all ready for a grand attack,
     From the day he won “Antietam?”


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