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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.43 (search)
Edinburg, Shenandoah county. L. B. Doyle, Fifth Infantry, Lexington. J. W. A. Ford, Twentieth Cavalry, Lewisburg. A. W. Edwards, Fifteenth Cavalry, Princess Anne county. W. H. Morgan, Eleventh Infantry, Campbell county. J. D. Greener, Fiftieth Infantry, Tazewell county. C. P. Harper, Twenty-first Infantry, Mecklenburg. Isaac Coles, Sixth Cavalry, Peytonsburg. S. M. Dent, Fifth Cavalry, Alexandria. Erasmus L. Bell, Tenth Infantry, Luray. C. D. Hall, Forty-eighth Infantry, Lee, Page county. Henry C. Howlett, Fifth Cavalry, Petersburg. Earl C. Andis, Fourth Infantry, Elk Creek. Jefferson W. A. Funk, Fifth Infantry, Winchester. John F. Lytten, Fifth Infantry, Long Glade. James W. Gellock, Twenty-seventh Infantry, Lexington. James W. McDowell, Twenty-sixth Battalion, Lewisburg. A. G. Hudgins, Confederate States Navy, Richmond. C. B. Eastham, Tenth Infantry, Harrisonburg. J. H. Hawkins, Tenth Infantry, McGaheysville. T. P. Doyle, Thirty-third
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.45 (search)
I was then staying at the Soldiers' Home. Here I finished writing the second draft of the preliminary proclamation; came up on Saturday, called the cabinet together to hear it, and it was published the following Monday. An incident of the last-mentioned cabinet meeting not mentioned by Lincoln was related to Mr. Carpenter by Secretary Chase. The President, he said, began by remarking that the time for the annunciation of the emancipation policy could no longer be delayed. Public sentiment, he thought, would sustain it, many of his warmest friends and supporters demanded it, and he had promised his God that he would do it. The last part of this was uttered in a low tone, and appeared to be heard by no one but Mr. Chase, who was sitting near him. He asked the President if he correctly understood him. Mr. Lincoln replied: I made a solemn vow before God that if General Lee were driven back from Pennsylvania I would crown the result by the declaration of freedom to the slaves.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.46 (search)
ll for naught. It was their way Where they loved. They died to save What was lost. The fight was brave. That is all; and here are they. III. Is that all? Was duty naught? Love and Faith made blind with tears? What the lessons that they taught? What the glory that they caught From the onward sweeping years? Here are they who marched away, Followed by our hopes and fears; Nobler never went than they To a bloodier, madder fray, In the lapse of all the years. Garlands still shall wreathe the swords That they drew amid our cheers; Children's lispings, women's words, Sunshine, and the songs of birds Greet them here through all the years. With them ever shall abide All our love and all our prayers. ‘What of them?’ The battle's tide Hath not scathed them. Lo, they ride Still with Stuart down the years. Where are they who went away, Sped with smiles that changed to tears? Lee yet leads the lines of gray— Stonewall still rides down this way; They are Fame's through all the y
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