Journal History of the Twenty-ninth Ohio Veteran Volunteers, 1861-1865: Its Victories and Its Reverses. And the Compaigns and Battles of Winchester, Port Republic, Cedar Mountain, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Lookout Mountain, Atlanta, the March to the Sea, and the Campaign of the Carolinas, in which it Bore an Honorable Part

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1883 - United States - 284 pages
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Page 82 - Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die, Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
Page 17 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.
Page 152 - Patriots have toiled, and in their country's cause Bled nobly; and their deeds, as they deserve, Receive proud recompense. We give in charge Their names to the sweet lyre. The historic muse, Proud of the treasure, marches with it down To latest times; and sculpture, in her turn, Gives bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and to immortalize her trust: But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those, who posted at the shrine of truth Have fallen in her defence.
Page 126 - I ask all to continue as they have so well begun the cultivation of the soldierly virtues that have ennobled our own and other countries. Courage, patience, obedience to the laws and constituted authorities of our Government ; fidelity to our trusts, and good feeling among each other ; each trying to excel the other in the practice of those high qualities, and it will then require no prophet to foretell that our country will in time emerge from this war, purified by the fires of war, and worthy its...
Page 83 - Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon behind them Volleyed and thundered; Stormed at with shot and shell, While horse and hero fell, They that had fought so well Came through the jaws of death, Back from the mouth of hell, All that was left of them, Left of six hundred. When can their glory fade? Oh, the wild charge they made! All the world wondered. Honor the charge they made, Honor the Light Brigade, Noble six hundred!
Page 124 - Resacca, and the rebel army only escaped by the rapidity of its retreat, aided by the numerous roads with which he was familiar, and which were strange to us. Again he took post...
Page 126 - In our campaign many, yea, very many of our noble and gallant comrades have preceded us to our common destination, the grave ; but they have left the memory of deeds on which a nation can build a proud history. McPherson...
Page 124 - All at once our armies assumed life and action and appeared before Dalton ; threatening Rocky Face, we threw ourselves upon...
Page 126 - ... impregnable obstacles intervening. Nothing is impossible to an army like this, determined to vindicate a Government which has rights wherever our flag has once floated, and is resolved to maintain them at any and all costs. In our campaign many, yea, very many of our noble and gallant comrades have preceded us to our common destination, the grave ; but they have left the memory of deeds on which a nation can build...
Page 124 - The officers and soldiers of the Armies of the Cumberland, Ohio, and Tennessee, have already received the thanks of the nation through its President and Commander-in-Chief ; and it now remains only for him who has been with you from the beginning, and who intends to stay all the time, to thank the officers and men for their intelligence, fidelity, and courage, displayed in the campaign of Atlanta. On the...

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