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" Catholic countries in Europe, it was perhaps the first time it was ever witnessed on this continent, unless, indeed, the grim old warrior, Ponce de Leon, as he tramped through the everglades of Florida, in search of the Fountain of Youth, or De Soto,... "
A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana - Page 636
by Timothy Edward Howard - 1907
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Our Presidential Candidates and Political Compendium: Also Containing Lives ...

1880 - 222 pages
...regiments, closed in mass. As a large majority of its members were Catholics, the chaplain of the brigade, Rev. William Corby, proposed to give a general absolution...this is customary in the armies of Catholic countries of Europe, it was, perhaps, the first time it was ever witnessed On this continent, unless, indeed,...
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The Life and Public Services of Winfield Scott Hancock: Major-general, U. S. A.

Frederick Elizur Goodrich - 1880 - 375 pages
...the large majority of its members were Catholics, the chaplain of the brigade, Rev. William Corly, proposed to give a general absolution to all the men...this is customary in the armies of Catholic countries of Europe, it was perhaps the first time it was ever witnessed on this continent ; unless, indeed,...
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Life of Winfield Scott Hancock, Major-general, U.S.A.: His Childhood, Youth ...

Frederick Elizur Goodrich - 1886 - 352 pages
...the large majority of its members were Catholics, the chaplain of the brigade, Rev. William Corly, proposed to give a general absolution to all the men...this is customary in the armies of Catholic countries of Europe, it was perhaps the fii'st time it was ever witnessed on this continent; unless, indeed,...
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Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the ..., Volume 2

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battle-field Commission - Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 - 1893
...regiments closed in mass. As a large majority of its members were Catholics, the chaplain of the brigade, Rev. William Corby. proposed to give a general absolution...the fight. While this is customary in the armies of the Catholic countries in Europe, it was, perhaps, the first time it was ever witnessed on this continent,...
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Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the ..., Volume 2

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battle-field Commission - Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 - 1893
...closed in mass. As a large majority of its members were Catholics, the chaplain of the brigade, Hev. William Corby, proposed to give a general absolution...the fight. While this is customary in the armies of the Catholic countries in Europe, it was, perhaps, the first linnit was ever witnessed on this continent,...
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The Story of the 116th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry: War of Secession ...

St. Clair Augustin Mulholland - United States - 1899 - 422 pages
...regiments closed in mass. As a large majority of its members were Catholics, the chaplain of the brigade, Rev. William Corby, proposed to give a general absolution...the fight. While this is customary in the armies of the Catholic countries in Europe, it was, perhaps, the first time it was ever witnessed on this continent,...
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Our Church, Her Children and Institutions, Volume 3

Henry Coyle - 1908
...New York, formed a part of this division. The brigade stood in columns of regiments, closed en masse. As a large majority of its members were Catholics,...countries in Europe, it was perhaps the first time that it was ever witnessed on this continent, unless, indeed, that grim old warrior, Ponce de Leon,...
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Our Church, Her Children and Institutions, Volume 2

Henry Coyle - 1908
...St. Clair Mulholland, who was present, and took part in the ceremony: "The chaplain of the brigade, Rev. William Corby, proposed to give a general absolution...first time it was ever witnessed on this continent. . . . Father Corby stood on a large rock in front of the brigade. Addressing the men, he explained...
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Ave Maria

1880
...largo majority of its members were Catholics, the chaplain of the brigade, Kev. William Corby, CSC, proposed to give a general absolution to all the men...this is customary in the armies of Catholic countries of Europe, it was perhaps the first time it was ever witnessed on this continent, unless, indeed, the...
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Answering the Call: The Story of the U. S. Military Chaplaincy from the ...

William E. Dickens, Jr. - History - 1999 - 196 pages
...regiments, closed in mass. As a large majority of its members were Catholics, the Chaplain of the Brigade, Rev. William Corby, proposed to give a general absolution to all the men before going into the fight .... Father Corby stood on a large rock in front of the brigade. Addressing the men, he explained what...
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