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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 8 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 1 1 Browse Search
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ce from exposure. Telegraphic duties at military headquarters yielded little in brilliancy and interest compared to those of desperate daring associated with tapping the opponent's wires. At times, offices were seized so quickly as to prevent telegraphic warnings. General Mitchel captured two large Confederate railway trains by sending false messages from the Huntsville, Alabama, office, and General Seymour similarly seized a train near Jacksonville, Florida. While scouting, Operator William Forster obtained valuable despatches by tapping the line along the CharlestonSa-vannah railway for two days. Discovered, he was pursued by bloodhounds into a swamp, where he was captured up to his armpits in mire. Later, the telegrapher died in prison. In 1863, General Rosecrans deemed it most important to learn whether Bragg was detaching troops to reenforce the garrison at Vicksburg or for other purposes. The only cer- Military telegraph operators at City Point, August, 1864 The
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Personal Poems (search)
utters o'er; Through roaring wind and smiting wave It speaks his hate of wrong once more. Men of the North! your weak regret Is wasted here; arise and pay To freedom and to him your debt, By following where he led the way! “ 1853. William Forster. William Forster, of Norwich, England, died in East Tennessee, in the 1st month, 1854, while engaged in presenting to the governors of the States of this Union the address of his religious society on the evils of slavery. He was the relWilliam Forster, of Norwich, England, died in East Tennessee, in the 1st month, 1854, while engaged in presenting to the governors of the States of this Union the address of his religious society on the evils of slavery. He was the relative and coadjutor of the Buxtons, Gurneys, and Frys; and his whole life, extending almost to threescore and ten years, was a pure and beautiful example of Christian benevolence. He had travelled over Europe, and visited most of its sovereigns, to plead against the slave-trade and slavery; and had twice before made visits to this country, under impressions of religious duty. He was the father of the Right Hon. William Edward Forster. He visited my father's house in Haverhill during his firs
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Appendix (search)
e. The Chapel of the Hermits. The Prisoners of Naples. To my Old Schoolmaster. Invocation. Wordsworth. In Peace. Kossuth. To ——. Lines written after a Summer Day's Excursion. What State Street said. 1852Pictures. The Cross. First-Day Thoughts. Questions of Life. April. The Disenthralled. The Peace of Europe. Eva. Astrea. 1853Tauler. Summer by the Lakeside. Trust. My Namesake. The Dream of Pio Nono. The Hero. Rantoul. Official Piety. 1854The Voices. Burns. William Forster. Charles Sumner. The Rendition. The Haschish. The Fruit Gift. Maud Muller. The Hermit of the Thebaid. Letter from a Missionary of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The Kansas Emigrants. A Memory. 1855The Barefoot Boy. My Dream. Flowers in Winter. Arisen at Last. For Righteousness' Sake. Inscription on a Sun-Dial. 1856The Ranger. The Mayflower. The Conquest of Finland. The New Exodus. A Lay of Old Time. A Song, inscribed to the Fremont Clubs. A Fremont Campaign
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Index of Titles (search)
Ezekiel, II. 209. Fair Quakeress, The, IV. 349. Familist's Hymn, The, II. 205. Farewell, A, IV. 409. Farewell of a Virginia Slave Mother, The, III. 56. Female Martyr, The, i. 19. First-Day Thoughts, II. 242. First Flowers, The, II. 46. Fishermen, The, III. 294. Flowers in Winter, II. 33. Follen: on Reading his Essay on The Future State, IV. 29. For an Autumn Festival, IV. 164. Forgiveness, II. 109. For Righteousness' Sake, III. 175. Forster, William, IV. 88. Fountain, The, i. 29. Fragment, A, IV. 411. Fratricide, The, IV. 353. Freed Islands, The, III. 115. Freedom in Brazil, III. 361. Fremont Campaign Song, A, IV. 400. Friend's Burial, The, II. 301. From Perugia, III. 356. Frost Spirit, The, II. 9. Fruit-Gift, The, II. 31. Funeral Tree of the Sokokis, i. 41. Gallows, The, III. 275. Garden, IV. 215. Garibaldi, IV. 119. Garrison, III. 269. Garrison of Cape Ann, The, i. 166. Gift of T