"General Horace"

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"General Horace' A nickname for Horace Greeley, the owner of the New York tribune, for his constant advice on how the war should be run, including his newspaper's "On to Richmond" campaign. He was given credit for the advice, "Go West, Young Man, Go West."

From The Language of the Civil War by John D. Wright page 123.
 

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