Letter to George McClellan (October 25, 1862)

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“Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the battle of Antietam that fatigue anything?”

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HD Daily Report, October 25, 1862

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Majr. Genl. McClellan
 
I have just read your despatch about sore tongued and fatigued horses. Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the battle of Antietam that fatigue anything?
A. LINCOLN
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