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y or to disobey; and that the decision of one suit, fully contested, constitutes a precedent for the future. The concluding ten pages of the address give a graphic, condensed, truthful, and eloquent review of the condition of the country, of the danger and wickedness of a civil war, and of the position which Massachusetts and her great statesmen have always held in regard to them. He said,— Inspired by the same ideas and emotions which commanded the fraternization of Jackson and Webster on another great occasion of public danger, the people of Massachusetts, confiding in the patriotism of their brethren in other States, accept this issue, and respond, in the words of Jackson, The Federal Union: it must be preserved! Until we complete the work of rolling back this wave of rebellion, which threatens to engulf the Government, overthrow democratic institutions, subject the people to the rule of a minority, if not of mere military despotism, and, in some communities, to enda
s the press the pulpit Edward Everett Fletcher Webster offers to raise a Regiment the Sunday meeting in Statestreet Mr. Webster's speech meeting in the Music Hall speech ofWendell Phillips mt to raise a regiment for the service was Fletcher Webster, the sole surviving child of Daniel Webstarried. The crowd remained in the street. Mr. Webster spoke from the rear balcony, facing State S active service; he called for volunteers. Mr. Webster then gave directions regarding the manner iaily Advertiser says,— The remarks of Mr. Webster were received with great enthusiasm, and atble voice for their good feeling, and asked Mr. Webster to speak for him. Mr. Webster at once inforMr. Webster at once informed the audience that the General was utterly prostrated with the arduous labors during the past weeceived with great favor and satisfaction. Mr. Webster's appeal met with a prompt response. More eived. On the receipt of this information, Mr. Webster's regiment immediately volunteered to serve[2 more...]
General Scott Cobb's Battery letter to Colonel Webster letter to the President Irish regimentsent speech of Governor Andrew speech of Colonel Webster interesting ceremonies conclusion. Tcers of the Twelfth Regiment of Infantry (Colonel Webster), severally for an act to legalize the apuse it was recruited and organized by Colonel Fletcher Webster, who held command of it until he was ed an order to have the Twelfth Regiment (Colonel Webster) go to Fort Warren, preparatory to being cretary addressed the following letter to Colonel Webster:— To Colonel Webster. Dear Sir,—HiColonel Webster. Dear Sir,—His Excellency the Governor, having accepted an invitation to assist in raising an American flag on tstown, Governor Andrew and his staff, Colonel Fletcher Webster, of the Twelfth Regiment, and many otd again when the monument was completed. Colonel Webster said he well remembered the preliminary m parts of the country, some of whom, said Colonel Webster, I regret to say would hardly like to[2 more...
ad been a source of strength to the Rebellion; and asked, If this be so, why is it not the duty of the Administration to deal with the subject precisely as all the policies of war suggest, and all the necessities of our case demand. Further on, he said, At all events, let Massachusetts, while abiding in her holy and traditional faith, hold herself in harmony with her sister States in constancy and in sacrifice to the last. Colonel Bullock closed his address by an eloquent quotation from Mr. Webster to avoid disunion, and abide by the Constitution. J. Q. A. Griffin, of Charlestown, moved that a committee be appointed to draft the customary resolutions. This motion was opposed by R. H. Dana, Jr., of Cambridge, who said this was not a day for long resolutions. If any were necessary, he hoped they would be short, declaring a hearty support of the State and national Governments for the suppression of the Rebellion; and concluded by offering the following, which some one had handed
was truly a re-union of the men of Harvard. Many of the young men who, three or four years before, had graduated, bore on their shoulders the insignia of generals and colonels. Among these were Barlow, Force, Devens, Payne, Hayes, Loring, Bartlett, Eustis, Sargent, Ames, Walcott, Stevens, Higginson, Savage, Palfrey, Crowninshield, and Russell. Some appeared with but one arm, others with but one leg. Then there were scrolls commemorative of those who had fallen, among whom were Wadsworth, Webster, Revere, Peabody, Willard, the Dwights, Lowell, Hopkinson, How, Shurtleff, and the two brothers Abbott, and many others, whose love of country closed but with their lives. The procession was formed at eleven o'clock, under the direction of Colonel Henry Lee, Jr., who acted as chief marshal, and it marched, to the music of Gilmore's Band, to the Unitarian Church, which was crowded to its utmost limit. Charles G. Loring presided, and the services began with the singing of Luther's Psalm