The First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry from April 19, 1861, to July 7, 1865 (Google eBook)

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Lincoln Cavalry Association, 1902 - New York (State) - 579 pages
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Page 409 - To-morrow is saint Crispian :' Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars, And say 'These wounds I had on Crispin's day.' Old men forget; yet all shall be forgot, But he'll remember with advantages What feats he did that day...
Page 83 - Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored ; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword : His truth is marching on.
Page 46 - This commission to continue in force during the pleasure of the President of the United States for the time being.
Page 4 - Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up: beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, "I am strong.
Page 18 - How he strode his brown steed ! How we saw his blade brighten In the one hand still left, and the reins in his teeth ! He laughed like a boy when the holidays heighten, But a soldier's glance shot from his visor beneath. Up came the reserves to the mellay infernal, Asking where to go in, through the clearing or pine ? " O, anywhere ! Forward ! 'Tis all the same, Colonel : You'll find lovely fighting along the whole line...
Page 46 - And he is to observe and follow such orders and directions, from time...
Page 18 - And his heart at our war-cry leapt up with a bound; He snuffed, like his charger, the wind of the powder, His sword waved us on and we answered the sign; Loud our cheer as we rushed, but his laugh rang the louder. "There's the devil's own fun, boys, along the whole line!
Page 527 - THE ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, By your patriotic devotion to your country in the hour of danger and alarm, your magnificent fighting, bravery, and endurance, you have maintained the supremacy of the Union and the Constitution...
Page 2 - I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate, and aid this effort to maintain the honor, the integrity, and the existence of our National Union, and the perpetuity of popular government; and to redress wrongs already long enough endured.
Page 150 - If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to any other persons in Washington. "You have done your best to sacrifice this army.

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