Hardtack and coffee: or, The unwritten story of Army life, including chapters on enlisting, life in tents and log huts ... (Google eBook)

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G.M.Smith, 1888 - United States - 408 pages
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Page 332 - How happy could I be with either, Were t'other dear Charmer away!
Page 200 - I will bear true faith and allegiance to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and 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 200 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America, and 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 200 - March, l 863, to serve as a soldier in the Army of the United States of America for the period of three years, unless sooner discharged by proper authority.
Page 382 - Xerxes commanded two other bridges to be built, one for the army to pass over, and the other for the baggage and beasts of burden.
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Page 224 - With my blood flowing fast, and but little to hope Upon which my faint spirit could lean, Oh, then I remember you crawled to my side, And, bleeding so fast it seemed both must have died, We drank from the same canteen.
Page 296 - Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die, Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
Page 143 - They braced my aunt against a board, To make her straight and tall ; They laced her up, they starved her down, To make her light and small; They pinched her feet, they singed her hair, They screwed it up with pins; Oh, never mortal suffered more In penance for her sins.
Page 296 - Longstreet's lines, Into the Georgia troops Stormed the two hundred. Wild all their eyes did glare, Whisked all their tails in air, Scattering the chivalry there, While all the world wondered.

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