History of the Grand Army of the Republic

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Bryan, Taylor, & Company, 1889 - 702 pages

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Page 199 - We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners : the LORD fulfil all thy petitions.
Page 689 - LAERTES' head. And these few precepts in thy memory Look thou character. Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportion'd thought his act. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hooks of steel ; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
Page 316 - Persons honorably discharged from the military or naval service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or sickness incurred in the line of duty shall be preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such offices.
Page 52 - No farther seek his merits to disclose, Nor draw his frailties from their dread abode, — (There they, alike, in trembling hope repose,) The bosom of his Father and his God.
Page 694 - And trims his helmet's plume ; When the goodwife's shuttle merrily Goes flashing through the loom ; With weeping and with laughter Still is the story told, How well Horatius kept the bridge In the brave days of old.
Page 67 - State, at the call of a majority of the incorporators, for the purpose of adopting by-laws, electing officers and the transaction of such other business as may come before the meeting. The incorporators calling the meeting shall give at least three days...
Page 91 - Let us then, at the time appointed, gather around their sacred remains and garland the passionless mounds above them with the choicest flowers of springtime ; let us raise above them the dear old flag they saved from dishonor ; let us in this solemn presence renew our pledges to aid and assist those whom they have left among us a sacred charge upon a Nation's gratitude — the soldier's and sailor's widow and orphan.
Page 584 - That all persons who have served in the United States Army, Navy, or Marine Corps during the war with Germany, the war with Spain, or in the suppression of the insurrection in the Philippines...
Page 139 - District I" comprises the States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and the District of Columbia; (c) "Districts II-IV" means all of the States of the United States except those States within District I and District V; (d) "Districts I-IV...
Page 687 - This government expects to be in the future, as it has been in the past, a neutral much more of the time than a belligerent.

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