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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
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mistletoe. And sweetly from the far-off years Comes borne the laughter faint and low, The voices of the Long Ago! My eyes are wet with tender tears. I feel again the mother-kiss, I see again the glad surprise That lightened up the tranquil eyes And brimmed them o'er with tears of bliss, As, rushing from the old hall-door, She fondly clasped her wayward boy— Her face all radiant with the joy She felt to see him home once more. The soldiers cluster round the blaze As if made for Gorden McCabe's poem, this photograph shows vividly a group of pickets in winter. Pickets were the eyes of the army, to observe all movements made by the enemy and to give warning of the approach of any force from the direction of his lines. The particular picket here is a soldier who, after lonely outpost duty on the hilltop just beyond his companions, has returned to warm his hands over their fire. It was fortunate for these boys, remarked a veteran, that they had a little hill between themselves