Read Genealogies, of the Brothers and Sisters and Families and Descendants of Israel Read, Abner Read, John Read, Polly Read (Hetherington) William Read, Wolcott Read, Lewis Read, Nathaniel Read

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L.C. Childs & Son Company, 1912 - 277 pages
 

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Page 95 - He knew whom he had believed, and was persuaded that He was able to keep that which he had committed unto Him against that day.
Page 154 - ... was in all the battles of the Army of the Potomac, from May 16, 1864, till the 10th of June, 1864.
Page 279 - twill never, never come to pass! We shall meet no more in Russell — peaceful ' Russell on the Grasse.' " In coming years, when you relate the story of ' the war,' — Of the days when ' millions marched to beat of drum and cannon's jar," — You can truly say the sons of old St. Lawrence were as bold As the boldest of their comrades — brave as bravest knights of old. And of all the gallant regiments that faced the
Page 279 - ... He paused — the comrade lower bent to hear his latest word; The swelling roar of battle was the only sound he heard; The wounded heart had ceased to beat, the spark of life had fled; Another happy home was filled with sorrow for the dead; One more recruit was mustered in to sweH the length'ning train, Of " troops en route from Gettysburg to Heaven's peaceful plain.
Page 278 - twas at the point where foemen turned and fled That their brother ' Bill ' was found, among a score of Rebel dead. Tell my sister not to weep for me, nor grieve that o'er my tomb No roses planted by her hand, nor violets may bloom; And tell her if she's true and good her soul at death shall pass To a happier home than Russell...
Page 278 - I'll never more, alas! See my home and friends in Russell — dear old ' Russell on the Grasse! ' ' If you're among the lucky ones who, when the war is o'er, Returning home in triumph, hear the ' Hich Falls ' greeting roar, And see the sister's sunny smile and mother's gleam of joy, When the one beholds her brother, and the other clasps her boy; If, with trembling voice a maiden asks about her brother ' Will,' You can tell her that you saw him fall on Culp's foe-girded Hill.
Page 278 - To the thousands that lay dying in the hot summer sun. A comrade fighting near him bent to hear what he might say, To receive his latest message to the dear ones far away. The dying soldier faltered, "Ned, I'll never more, alas, See my home and friends in Russell — Russell on the Grasse.
Page 17 - France, with whose court was connected a high judicial officer, called comes palatii. He was Master of the royal household, " and had supreme authority in all causes which came by fiction to the king.
Page 6 - Reed, Reid, Ried, Ride, Red, Rad, Raad, Rheade, Rheadus, Reda, Rada, Redha, Wrede, Whrede, Wada, and Wrade. The name was often altered for the sake of euphony or to suit the idiom of various dialects. It has also been more or less connected with other words, making a union of both definitions, as Ethelred, or Reed the Good ; Conrad, or Reed the Powerful ; Eldred, or Reed the Elder. Among the words derived from the same root are reign, regalia, reason, and rhetoric. The present different methods of...
Page 279 - And tell her, if she's true and good, at death her soul shall pass To a happier home than Russell — happy Russell on the Grasse. "There's another — not a sister — you will know her when she speaks, By the music in her voice and the roses on her cheeks.

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