History of the First battalion Pennsylvania six months volunteers and the 187th regiment Pennsylvania volunteer infantry: six months and three years service, civil war, 1863-1865 (Google eBook)

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Central printing and publishing house, 1905 - Pennsylvania infantry. 187th regt., 1864-1865 - 320 pages
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Page 180 - Right and left the caissons drew, As the car went lumbering through, Quick succeeding in review Squadrons military ; Sunburnt men with beards like frieze, Smooth-faced boys, and cries like these, ó " US San. Com." " That's the cheese !" " Pass in, Sanitary !" In such cheer it struggled on Till the battle front was won, Then the car, its journey done, Lo ! was stationary ; And where bullets whistling fly, Came the sadder fainter cry, " Help us, brothers, ere we die, ó Save us, Sanitary !
Page 185 - He created all men free and equal, and endowed them with certain inalienable rights, such as life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and that these rights are a common inheritance and should be respected by all mankind.
Page 180 - In such cheer it struggled on Till the battle front was won, Then the car, its journey done, Lo ! was stationary ; And where bullets whistling fly, Came the sadder, fainter cry, " Help us, brothers, ere we die, ó Save us, Sanitary ! " Such the work. The phantom flies, Wrapped in...
Page 18 - PROCLAMATION. Information has been obtained by the War Department that a large rebel force, composed of cavalry, artillery, and mounted infantry, has been prepared for the purpose of making a raid into Pennsylvania. The President has therefore erected two new...
Page 18 - GIVEN under my hand and the Great Seal of the State at the City of Harrisburg, this...
Page 18 - Brooks. I earnestly invite the attention of the people of Pennsylvania to the general orders issued by these officers on assuming the command of their respective departments. The importance of immediately raising a sufficient force for the defence of the State cannot be overrated. The corps now proposed to be established will give permanent security to our borden.
Page 157 - Declaration . ought to be hung up in the nursery of every king, and blazoned on the porch of every royal palace...
Page 18 - I earnestly invite the attention of the people of Pennsylvania to the general orders issued by these officers on assuming the command of their respective departments. The importance of immediately raising a sufficient force for the defence of the State cannot be overrated. The corps now proposed to be established will give permanent security to our borders. I know too well the gallantry and patriotism of the freemen of this Commonwealth...
Page 179 - Wade in, Sanitary!" Right and left the caissons drew As the car went lumbering through, Quick succeeding in review Squadrons military; Sunburnt men with beards like frieze, Smooth-faced boys, and cries like these,ó "US San. Com.
Page 193 - No praise can be too great for the officers and men who passed through these seven days of battle, enduring fatigue without a murmur, successfully meeting and repelling every attack made upon them, always in the right place at the right time, and emerging from the fiery ordeal a compact army of veterans, equal to any task that brave and disciplined men can be called upon to undertake. They needed now only a few days of well-earned repose, a renewal of ammunition and supplies, and...

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