Statistics for occurrence #1 of “President Lincoln” in chapter 19, page 180 of John G. B. Adams, Reminiscences of the Nineteenth Massachusetts Regiment:
...ional airs as we marched over the bridge.
We also found our true friend, the colored man, not as a slave, but as a man and a comrade, clothed in loyal blue and fighting for a flag that never, until President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, had protected him. As soon as we were over the bridge they began to provide for our wants.
Hard-tack boxes were burst open, coffee and meat were furnished in a...
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