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Page 237 - I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America; 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 237 - Army, and that in my opinion he is free from all bodily defects and mental infirmity, which would, in any way, disqualify him from performing the duties of a soldier.
Page 224 - SIR : I have received the note which you did me the honor to address to me on the 10th of this month.
Page 113 - The enemy now pressed his ship under a full head of steam, and to prevent our passing each other too speedily, and to keep our respective broadsides bearing, it became necessary to fight in a circle, the two ships steaming around a common centre and preserving a distance from each other of from a quarter to half a mile.
Page 237 - I do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America and...
Page 21 - Accept the assurances of the high consideration with which I have the honor to be, sir, your very humble and very obedient servant, THOUVENEL, Mr.
Page 113 - ... presented his starboard battery to me. By this time we were distant about one mile from each other, when I opened on him with solid shot, to which he replied in a few minutes, and the engagement became active on both sides.
Page 309 - I have the honor to be, with great respect, your most obedient servant, JAMES S. PIKE. Hon.