"Ours".: Annals of 10th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers in the Rebellion (Google eBook)

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Joseph Keith Newell
C. A. Nichols & Company, 1875 - United States - 609 pages
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Page 430 - I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
Page 309 - We shall meet, but we shall miss him; There will be one vacant chair; We shall linger to caress him While we breathe our evening prayer.
Page 40 - It forces us to ask, Is there in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness? Must a government of necessity be too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?
Page 183 - Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house : lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel : lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours be in the house of a stranger ; and thou mourn at the last, when thy flesh and thy body are consumed, and say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof...
Page 267 - We have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor, but our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy.
Page 203 - It is with heartfelt satisfaction, that the Commanding General announces to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences, and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him.
Page 267 - We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time, is much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners by battle, while he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I PROPOSE TO FIGHT IT OUT ON THIS LINE IF IT TAKES ALL SUMMER.
Page 13 - Excellency the Commander-in-chief therefore orders, That the commanding officer of each company of volunteer militia examine with care the roll of his company, and cause the name of each member, together with his rank and place of residence, to be properly recorded, and a copy of the same to be forwarded to the office of the Adjutant-General.
Page 271 - We shall soon receive re-inforcements, which he cannot expect. Let us determine to continue vigorously the work so well begun, and, under God's blessing, in a short time the object of our labors will be accomplished.
Page 308 - As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away : So he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more. He shall return no more to his house, Neither shall his place know him any more.

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