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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies., Chapter
: 4 Five Forks. (search)
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The Black Horse cavalry. (search)
LXXVIII. My friend, the Hon. Mr. Kellogg, of New York, was sitting in his room at his boarding-house one evening, when one of his constituents appeared,a white-headed old man,--who had come to Washington in great trouble, to seek the aid of his representative in behalf of his son. His story was this: The young man had formerly been very dissipated. During an absence from home a year or two previous to the war, he enlisted in the regular army, and, after serving six months, deserted. Ret
escription of the charge across the bridge, and the wound received.
Do you say, he interrupted, that the young man was wounded?
Yes, replied the congressman, badly.
Then he has shed his blood for his country, responded Mr. Lincoln, musingly.
Kellogg, he continued, brightening up, isn't there something in Scripture about the shedding of blood being the remission of sins?
Guess you are about right there, replied the Judge.
It is a good point, and there is no going behind it, rejoined the P
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 5 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 83 (search)
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter
: 3 Missouri, Louisiana, and California. - 1850 . (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 78 (search)