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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 148 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 100 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 92 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 92 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 62 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 60 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 56 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 54 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 40 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 40 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The unveiling. [Richmond Dispatch, June 10, 1890.] (search)
eared by pious hands to perpetuate to all coming time the constancy and valor of those who lived heroic life and died heroic death. Other and grander monuments, perchance, may rise to tell in storied beauty or impressive majesty a people's gratitude and reverence for those who counted life itself a worthless thing when freedom was at stake, but surely nowhere in all our southern land could be found a spot more instinct with all the mournful glory of that heroic past than this historic Cemetery Hill, overlooking those labour'd rampart lines where our matchless leader, girt with a handful of devoted soldiery, greatly stood at bay and taught astonished nations what long-enduring hearts can do. Yonder to the left frowns Fort Steadman, made glorious by that daring stroke of desperate valor, where Gordon's fiery few clashed and for the moment won—here almost at our very feet the long ravine now clothed in summer bravery, which it seems but yesterday we saw one moment shrouded in