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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 15 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 10 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 14 2 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. 13 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 11, 1862., [Electronic resource] 11 1 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2 10 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 10 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 10 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 I. 9 1 Browse Search
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C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874., Section Eighth: the war of the Rebellion. (search)
clipsed, in the culture of its upper classes, the refinement of European courts, and matched them in the arts of war and peace, but has boldly struck the shackles of slavery from the limbs of as many million men as now make up the population of all our old Free States. I cannot resist the desire here to link Bayard Taylor's grandest poem with this portion of our historic chain. A thousand years. A thousand years, through storm and fire, With varying fate, the work has grown, Till Alexander crowns the spire Where Rurik laid the corner-stone. The chieftain's sword that could not rust, But bright in constant battle grew, Raised to the world a throne august,— A nation grander than he knew. Nor he alone; but those who have, Through faith or deed, an equal part,— The subtle brain of Yaroslav, Vladimir's arm, and Nikon's heart,— The later hands that built so, well The work sublime which these began, And up from base to pinnacle Wrought out the Empire's mighty plan,— All these to
clipsed, in the culture of its upper classes, the refinement of European courts, and matched them in the arts of war and peace, but has boldly struck the shackles of slavery from the limbs of as many million men as now make up the population of all our old Free States. I cannot resist the desire here to link Bayard Taylor's grandest poem with this portion of our historic chain. A thousand years. A thousand years, through storm and fire, With varying fate, the work has grown, Till Alexander crowns the spire Where Rurik laid the corner-stone. The chieftain's sword that could not rust, But bright in constant battle grew, Raised to the world a throne august,— A nation grander than he knew. Nor he alone; but those who have, Through faith or deed, an equal part,— The subtle brain of Yaroslav, Vladimir's arm, and Nikon's heart,— The later hands that built so, well The work sublime which these began, And up from base to pinnacle Wrought out the Empire's mighty plan,— All these to