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Rarely had a better opportunity offeredfor the destruction of an army." Dabney, Jackson's staff officer and biographer,in an account of the campaign written when itwas fresh in memory, said that the plan of thecommander-in-chief was for the movement tobegin at dawn on the eighteenth, but was defeated Page 143by dilatory subordinates, and that he overruled theeagerness of Jackson and postponed it until thetwentieth.

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The principal difficulty was,therefore, to find the right kind of person to play a leading part.

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Five yearsbefore, in writing about slavery, he had said, "Itis a moral, social, and political evil." Writing at Fort Mason, Texas, on January 23,1861 - after seven States had passed ordinancesof secession - Lee said: The framers of our Constitution would never haveexhausted so much labor, wisdom, and forbearancein its formation, and surrounded it with so manysafeguards and securities, if it was intended to bebroken by every member of the confederacy at will.

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In the sketch of Milner in the Dictionary of NationalBiography, written by Basil Williams of the Kindergarten, we read: "He wasalways ready to discuss national questions on a non-party basis, joiningwith former members of his South African 'Kindergarten' in their 'moot,'from which originated the political review, The Round Table, and in a moreheterogeneous society, the 'Coefficients,' where he discussed social andimperial problems with such curiously assorted members as L.

There was a doorwhich opened from the dining room into anadjoining bedroom, and I determined to play thepart of a dying man.

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Unfortunately, we canfind no trace of the Bilderberg Group in any of our reference works oninternational organisations.' (Much later, I learned that the Foreign Officehas on occasion paid the way for British members to attend BilderbergConferences.)A letter to one-time member Sir Paul Chambers brought this response: 'I amunder obligation not to disclose anything about the Bilderberg Group to anybodywho is not a member of that Group, I am very sorry that I cannot help, butI am clearly powerless to do so and it would be wrong in the circumstancesto say anything to you about Bilderberg.' Sir Paul suggested I write to theBilderberg secretariat at an address in the Hague.

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The Comte de Paris, one of McClellan's staffofficers, said with more truth, "They had, in pointof fact, created a great commotion, shaken theconfidence of the North in McClellan, and madethe first experiment in those great cavalryexpeditions which subsequently played so noveland important a part during the war."Richmond, Monday,June 16, 1862.

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Concurrently,the CIA played a pivotal, funding role in this subornation, partly with theco-operation of Catholic Action, which was led by Doctor Luigi Gedda whocreated a network of 18,000 'civic committees' with which to garner votes.

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Roman GladiatorsFurthermore, any historical review of the region would be inadequate if itdid not include the role that religion in general, and the Roman CatholicChurch in particular, has played in it - but in view of the schism that existsin the Church between the oligarchic 'Integralists' and the liberal 'BaseCommunities', it should be noted here that any reference/s to 'the church'is/are directed towards the former: the autocrats in the Vatican.

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Previouslythe cavalry corps had been sent in advance toCulpeper County to prevent the enemy's cavalryfrom crossing the Rappahannock and to get thebenefit of the grazing ground.