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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 I. 482 0 Browse Search
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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. 152 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
an mother. I remember how your women made constant and solemn decoration of his tomb in the years it was with you, and until it was borne away to his adopted State of Texas. It is needless, then, to dwell upon the fraternal ties which bind me to you. Soldiers of the Army of Tennessee, we know that we are brothers. How then, of merit—but we can only give the regular toasts and the names of the respondents: The first toast was Our Guests. Responded to by General Lee. 2. The State of Texas. Governor Ireland. 3. Southern Historical Society. Rev. J. Wm. Jones. 4. Army of Northern Virginia. Colonel J. W. Robertson. 5. The Brave Boys in Blue—Our We were assured that there would be no question about this being ratified by the Senate and becoming a law. It seems to us peculiarly fitting that this grand State of Texas, which is the only State of the late Confederacy which has made provision for her maimed veterans by giving to each one of such who may be needy 1,280 acres o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Army of Tennessee. (search)
heart. Here he numbered many of his choicest friends. Here he was most cherished in life and most honored in death. I can never forget that New Orleans received his mortal remains into her bosom as he was borne from the battle upon his shield, and that her mourning mingled the antique grandeur and tearful tenderness of the Spartan mother. I remember how your women made constant and solemn decoration of his tomb in the years it was with you, and until it was borne away to his adopted State of Texas. It is needless, then, to dwell upon the fraternal ties which bind me to you. Soldiers of the Army of Tennessee, we know that we are brothers. How then, am I coldly and critically to measure your worth, to weigh your acts and to enumerate your services? I cannot do it. It is useless to try, and I will not attempt it. From Bowling Green and Columbus, where, with a skirmish line, you held at bay the hesitating hosts of the North through all the eventful contests of the mightiest str
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
low us to give a full report of the speeches made—many of which were of a high order of merit—but we can only give the regular toasts and the names of the respondents: The first toast was Our Guests. Responded to by General Lee. 2. The State of Texas. Governor Ireland. 3. Southern Historical Society. Rev. J. Wm. Jones. 4. Army of Northern Virginia. Colonel J. W. Robertson. 5. The Brave Boys in Blue—Our Foes in War—Our Friends in Peace. General G. W. Russ. 6. Army of Tennessee. Generappropriation bill an item appropriating $5,000 to the Southern Historical Society. We were assured that there would be no question about this being ratified by the Senate and becoming a law. It seems to us peculiarly fitting that this grand State of Texas, which is the only State of the late Confederacy which has made provision for her maimed veterans by giving to each one of such who may be needy 1,280 acres of land, should lead off in a movement to place on a firm basis this Society, which
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The annual meeting of the Southern Historical Society. (search)
ued regularly our Southern Historical Society Papers, and are now completing our Volume XI, which will be ready for binding by the 1st of December. We have continued to receive from every quarter—from the North and from Europe, as well as from leading Confederates—the most gratifying assurances of the interest and value of these Papers, while we are gradually placing full sets of them on the shelves of the prominent public and private libraries of the country. The action of the great State of Texas in purchasing one hundred and sixty sets for distribution in the counties of the State must have a happy effect in inducing other States to follow her example, and in calling the attention of private collectors to their value. We have now on hand about three hundred complete sets (worth unbound at least $7,200), and a much larger number of particular volumes. It is very gratifying to note the frequency with which writers on any part of the war quote from our Papers, and to see how
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Publications. (search)
ued regularly our Southern Historical Society Papers, and are now completing our Volume XI, which will be ready for binding by the 1st of December. We have continued to receive from every quarter—from the North and from Europe, as well as from leading Confederates—the most gratifying assurances of the interest and value of these Papers, while we are gradually placing full sets of them on the shelves of the prominent public and private libraries of the country. The action of the great State of Texas in purchasing one hundred and sixty sets for distribution in the counties of the State must have a happy effect in inducing other States to follow her example, and in calling the attention of private collectors to their value. We have now on hand about three hundred complete sets (worth unbound at least $7,200), and a much larger number of particular volumes. It is very gratifying to note the frequency with which writers on any part of the war quote from our Papers, and to see how