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Acworth Allatoona Allatoona creek Army of Tennessee arrived artillery asked attack battery battle of Allatoona battle of Franklin Big Shanty called camp Capt captain captured Cartersville Cassville cavalry Cockrell Cockrell's command commenced Confederate Corps Corse creek crossed D. H. Hill dispatch division encamped enemy enemy's Etowah river Federal fight fire force Freedmen's Bureau French front garrison guns headquarters heard Hood Hood's horses hundred infantry Johnston Kennesaw killed land leave Lieut line of battle Longstreet Mexican miles Mississippi morning mountain moved negro night North officers Orleans passed Polk Polk's position President prisoners railroad received redoubt regiment reply returned Richmond ridge river road rode Saltillo Sears's sent servant shells Sherman shot side skirmishing slavery slaves soldiers soon South steamer Taylor thousand tion told took town train troops United States army Volume 39 wagons West wounded Yankees
Page 27 - They had for more than a century before been regarded as beings of an inferior order, and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations; and SO far inferior, that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit. He was bought and sold, and treated as an ordinary article of merchandise and traffic, whenever a profit could be made by it.
Page 19 - He who ascends to mountain-tops, shall find The loftiest peaks most wrapt in clouds and snow; He who surpasses or subdues mankind, Must look down on the hate of those below. Though high above the sun of glory glow, And far beneath the earth and ocean spread, Round him are icy rocks, and loudly blow Contending tempests on his naked head, And thus reward the toils which to those summits led.
Page 350 - That the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the States, and especially the right of each State to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively...
Page 350 - That the Writ of Habeas Corpus is suspended in respect to all persons arrested, or who are now, or hereafter during the Rebellion shall be, imprisoned in any Fort, camp, arsenal, military prison, or other place of confinement by any military authority, or by the sentence of any Court-Martial or Military Commission.
Page 217 - It is hard on our men, held in Southern prisons, not to exchange them, but it is humanity to those left in the ranks to fight our battles. Every man released on parole or otherwise becomes an active soldier against us at once, either directly or indirectly. If we commence a system of exchange which liberates all prisoners taken, we will have to fight on till the whole South is exterminated.
Page 27 - It is difficult at this day to realize the state of public opinion in relation to that unfortunate race, which prevailed in the civilized and enlightened portions of the world at the time of the Declaration of Independence, and when the Constitution of the United States was framed and adopted.
Page 332 - I have voluntarily given no aid, countenance, counsel, or encouragement to persons engaged in armed hostility thereto ; that I have neither sought nor accepted, nor attempted to exercise, the functions of any office whatever, under any authority or pretended authority in hostility to the United States...
Page 265 - When you make any covenant, or article, stand to it, and be as good as your word.