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The Daily Dispatch: October 13, 1864., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: October 13, 1864., [Electronic resource], Political affairs in the United States. (search)
a portion of the outrages committed by men who, while committing them, profess to be acting in the interests of Mr. Lincoln. "It was predicted by some, before the canvass opened, that terrorism would be used to prevent the opponents of Mr. Lincoln from conducting an active canvass and from voting in Missouri. We are sorry to say that, from the indications so far, these predictions are likely to be realized." M'Clellan Squibs. In a speech at Portland, Maine, recently, the Hon. John A. Peters "brought down the house" with the remark: "if McClellan couldn't take Richmond, making Washington his base, you may safely swear he will never take Washington, making Richmond his base ! " From the diaries of officers on board the gunboat Glena, during the retreat from Richmond, it seems to be conclusively proven that General McClellan was part of the crew, instead of the army, during the battle of Malvern. To which, then, does General McClellan belong, the army or the navy?