Reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland

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With reports of meetings of the societies of the Army of the Cumberland; the Army of the Tennessee; the Army of the Ohio; and the Army of Georgia.

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Page 124 - You have given him dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet, all sheep and oxen, and also the beasts of the field, the birds of the air, and the fish of the sea, whatever passes along the paths of the sea.
Page 156 - Each board shall consist of seven members, and each of said members shall serve for a term of four years, or until their successors are appointed and qualified...
Page 190 - ... a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and...
Page 114 - House, on the northern boundary of the field, there came to us from a country church near by the voices of solemn song. The last music which had fallen on our ears, as we left that field a quarter of a century before, was the screech, the rattle, and roar, and thunder of that hell of battle which had loaded the air with horror through all that earlier and well-remembered Sabbath. In a moment, as with a flash, memory peopled those scenes for us with the actors of that other day. We gloried in ROSECRANS,...
Page 139 - JH Duggan, the election of directors, twenty-eight in number, as herein named, was made unanimous. On motion of General Thurston, the officers present were authorized to call a meeting of the board of directors at such time as they think best, and to take such other action as they may deem necessary. General Wilder then stated that the superior court would soon issue the charter, and, if authorized, bo would accept the same.
Page 51 - Grounds, as shall be designated by the Chief of Engineers, United States Army, the chairman of the Joint Committee on the Library, and the chairman of the Monument...
Page 155 - ... nineteenth, and twentieth, anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, together with the natural and artificial features, as they were at the time of said battle, by such memorial stones, tablets, or monuments as a generous people may aid to erect, to commemorate the valor displayed by American soldiers on that field. Third. The particular business of said association, in order to accomplish its objects, and for which they desire the powers hereinafter applied for, is to have the...
Page 20 - ... for the purpose of taking the necessary steps to inaugurate a movement for the purchase of the ground on which the battle of Chickamauga was fought, that monuments be placed thereon to mark the location of the troops that fought there, and that it be preserved similar to the plan of the battle field of Gettysburg.
Page 116 - The survivors of the Army of the Cumberland should awake to great pride in this notable field of Chickamauga. Why should it not, as well as Eastern fields, he marked by monuments, and its lines be accurately preserved for history ? There was no more magnificent fighting during the war than both armies did there. Both sides might well unite in preserving the field where both, in a military sense, won such renown.
Page 51 - WILLIAM T. SHERMAN, said site to be selected by and said pedestal to be erected under the supervision of the General Sherman Statue Commission, president of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee, the Secretary of War, and the Major-General Commanding the United States Army * * * fifty thousand dollars.

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