, and well merits the praise given him by TacitusAnn., iii. 30. and Martial,xiv. 191. of being rerum Romanarum florentissimus auctor, and Romanâ primus in historiâ.
Of the numerous editions of Sallust, that of Cortius, which appeared at Leipsic in 1724, and has been often reprinted, long indisputably held the first rank. But Cortius, as an editor, was somewhat too fond of expelling from his text all words that he could possibly pronounce superfluous; and succeeding editors, as Gerlach (Basil. 1823), Kritz (Leipsic, 1834), and Dietsch (Leipsic, 1846), have judiciously restored many words that he had discarded, and produced texts more acceptable in many respects to the generality of students.
Sallust has been many times translated into English. The versions most deserving notice are those of Gordon (1744), Rose (1751), Murphy (1809), and Peacock (1845.) Gordon has vigor, but wants polish; Rose is close and faithful but often dry and hard; Murphy is sprightly, but verbose and licentious,
Her brother, next of age and now past eighty-eight, is also still living in Clermont County, within a few miles of the old homestead, and is as active in mind as ever.
He was a supporter of the Government during the war, and remains a firm believer, that national success by the Democratic party means irretrievable ruin.
In June, 1821, my father, Jesse R. Grant, married Hannah Simpson.
I was born on the 27th of April, 1822, at Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio.
In the fall of 1823 we moved to Georgetown, the county seat of Brown, the adjoining county east [Jesse Grant set up a tannery]. This place remained my home, until at the age of seventeen, in 1839, I went to West Point.
The schools, at the time of which I write, were very indifferent.
There were no free schools, and none in which the scholars were classified.
They were all supported by subscription, and a single teacher — who was often a man or a woman incapable of teaching much, even if they imparted all
107, 125-27, 132, 164-66, 208, 214-15, 226, 228, 231, 237, 239, 262-63, 267, 287, 304, 341, 350
Taylor, Zachary, 32
Tennyson, Alfred, 62, 132
Texas Brigade, 76-77, 124, 134,136, 192, 254-55, 257-58, 291
Texas Infantry: 1st Regiment, 254-55.
Thompson, Charles A., 197
Three months in the southern states, 246
Toombs, Robert Augustus, 26
Troup Artillery (Ga.), 154, 170-71, 251, 259
Tucker, Ben F., 224-27.
Tucker, John Randolph (1812-1883), 311, 329
Tucker, John Randolph (1823-1897), 40
Twichell, Joseph Hopkins, 34
Tyndall, John, 351
Tyndall, Louisa Hamilton, 351
Uniforms, 70, 82, 84-85, 120-21, 195, 230, 242-43, 297, 312, 333, 356-57.
United States Congress, 25-32, 62
United States Marines, 26
United States Military Academy, 65, 110-11, 121
University of Virginia, 50-51, 91, 145, 277, 356
Vallandigham, Clement Laird, 26, 28-30.
Vicars, Hedley Shafto Johnstone, 230, 367
Venable, Charles Scott, 51, 277
Virginia Central Railroad, 120, 231 18