Young Folks' History of the Civil War

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Estes and Lauriat, 1884 - 544 pÓgines
 

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PÓgina 541 - The morning sunrays fall, With a touch impartially tender, On the blossoms blooming for all: Under the sod and the dew, Waiting the Judgment Day: Broidered with gold, the Blue, Mellowed with gold, the Gray.
PÓgina 542 - Under the sod and the dew, Waiting the judgment day; Under the blossoms, the Blue; Under the garlands, the Gray No more shall the war-cry sever, Or the winding rivers be red; They banish our anger forever, When they laurel the graves of our dead. Under the sod and the dew, Waiting the judgment day; Love and tears for the Blue; Tears and love for the Gray.
PÓgina 38 - In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to "preserve, protect, and defend it.
PÓgina 9 - John Brown's body lies amouldering in the grave, But his soul goes marching on.
PÓgina 541 - BY the flow of the inland river, Whence the fleets of iron have fled, Where the blades of the grave-grass quiver Asleep are the ranks of the dead; — Under the sod and the dew, Waiting the judgment day; — Under the one, the Blue; Under the other, the Gray.
PÓgina 519 - GENERAL : — I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining the opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia...
PÓgina 13 - State, ay, and all the potent South. On their own heads be the slaughter, if their victims rise to harm them — These Virginians! who believed not, nor would heed the warning mouth.
PÓgina 519 - April 7, 1865. GENERAL RE LEE, Commander CSA GENERAL : The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility of any further effusion of blood, by asking of you the surrender of that portion of the Confederate States army known as the army of Northern Virginia.
PÓgina 181 - Yours of this date, proposing armistice and appointment of Commissioners to settle terms of capitulation, is just received. No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works.
PÓgina 541 - Under the one, the Blue ; Under the other, the Gray. These in the robings of glory, Those in the gloom of defeat ; All with the battle-blood gory, In the dusk of eternity meet...

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