Chronicles of the Great Rebellion: From the Beginning of the Same Until the Fall of Vicksburg

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C.F. Vent & Company, 1861 - United States - 344 pages
 

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Page 246 - And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God.
Page 51 - And they shall come from the east and from the west, and from the north and from the south ; and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Page 225 - And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the countries. 6 And nation was "destroyed of nation, and city of city : for God did vex them with all adversity.
Page 344 - O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard: 9 Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
Page 218 - ... Abraham's Proclamation was to the Eulers of the land of Dixie, and to all the slave-holders thereof. 8. And in the Proclamation it was written, " that on the first day of the first month of the year eighteen hundred and sixty and three, all persons held in bondage in any State or part of a State, 9. " The people whereof should be in rebellion against the United States should be thenceforward and forever free. 10. Now Abraham's Proclamation went forth through the length and breadth of the land....
Page 297 - It is the ancient and undoubted prerogative of this people to canvass public measures and the merits of public men. It is a " homebred right,
Page 52 - The prospect of so weighty a work, and of being so distinguished from many whom I esteemed before myself, brought me very low, and such were the conflicts of my soul that I had a near sympathy with the Prophet, in the time of his weakness, when he said : " If thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, if I have found favor in thy sight.
Page 48 - I will go forth against him, and vanquish him, and march into Eichmond. 14. And it came to pass in the first year of the reign of Abraham, and in the seventh month, and on the twenty -first day of the self-same month, Winfield marched forth his mighty hosts against Bcauregard.
Page 233 - How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle. How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished." 11. Woe, woe unto the land of slavery, even unto the land of Traitors, because of the mourning that falleth upon the people. 12. Woe, woe unto those who have drawn the sword against the bosom of Freedom, for the day of their destruction cometh.
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