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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 166 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 142 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 104 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 94 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 94 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 72 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 64 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 64 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 53 1 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 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 52 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the collection for Lookout Mountain, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) or search for Lookout Mountain, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) in all documents.

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1. the Storming of Lookout mountain. by Capt. Thos. H. Elliott. The uncertain mists were thickening as the ‘proach of day was quickening; The angel of the dawn had put out the stars of night; A sombre mantle wrapped about the beetling cliffs of Lookout, Which frowned in threat'ning majesty from its heaven-soaring height. Awakened a day of great portending — soldiers praying a victorious ending Should show the world the prowess and the force in Federal might. Many a suppliant, prayerful bending, to Him patriot hopes was sending, That Lookout should be ours before the day sank into night. Through the forest, bared and blackened, with steadiness ne'er slackened, Wound like a lithesome river a column known as Geary's braves; Marched they forth to take the mountain, though the soil should drain life's fountain-- Surged they onward 'gainst the giant rocks like the sea's tumultuous waves. “Forward! Forward!” Geary shouted, as their dancing colors flouted The chilly breeze that 'mong th
81. Lookout mountain. by Alfred B. Street. For months that followed the triumph the rebels had boasted they wrought, But which lost to them Chattanooga, thus bringing their triumph to naught; The mountain-walled citadel city, with its outposts in billowy crowds, Grand soarers among the lightnings, stern conquerors of the clouds! For months, I say, had the rebels, with the eyes of their cannon, looked down From the high-crested forehead of Lookout, the Mission's long sinuous crown; Till Grant, our invincible hero, the winner of every fight! Who joys in the strife, like the eagle that drinks from the storm delight! Marshalled his war-worn legions, and, pointing to them the foe, Kindled their hearts with the tidings that now should be stricken the blow, The rebel to sweep from old Lookout, that cloud-post dizzily high, Whence the taunt of his cannon and banner had affronted so long the sky. Brave Thomas the foeman had brushed from his summit the nearest, and now The balm of the midnight