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Page 45 - There is no death ! What seems so is transition : This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portals we call death.
Page 493 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America ; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever ; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 862 - I now write, young and freshlooking, he presented an appearance that would attract the attention of an army as he passed. His genial disposition made him friends, and his personal courage and his presence with his command in the thickest of the fight won for him the confidence of troops serving under him.
Page 862 - Hancock stands the most conspicuous figure of all the general officers who did not exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible.
Page 912 - I have the honor to be, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant, CHARLES^ BREWER, Assistant Surgeon United States Army.
Page 402 - An equitable exchange of prisoners, man for man, officer for officer, or officers of higher grade exchanged for officers of lower grade, or for privates according to the scale of equivalents ; 2d.
Page 402 - That I will not take up arms again against the United States, nor serve in any military, police, or constabulary force in any Fort, Garrison or field work. held by the Confederate States of America...
Page 855 - We have now ended the 6th day of very hard fighting. The result up to this time is much in our favor. But our losses have been heavy as well as those of the enemy. We have lost to this time eleven general officers killed, wounded and missing, and probably twenty thousand men.
Page 855 - I am now sending back to Belle Plain all my wagons for a fresh supply of provisions and ammunition, and purpose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer.
Page 401 - ARTICLE 1. It is hereby agreed and stipulated that all prisoners of war held by either party, including those taken on private armed vessels known as privateers, shall be discharged upon the conditions and terms following: " Prisoners to be exchanged man for man and officer for officer ; privateers to be placed upon the footing of officers and men of the navy. " Men and officers of lower grades may be exchanged for officers of a higher grade...