The Battle of Shiloh and the Organizations Engaged

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 - 122 pages
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Page 1 - States that a perfect title has been secured under the provisions of the act approved August first, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, entitled "An act to authorize condemnation of land for sites of public buildings, and for other purposes...
Page 2 - Park for the purpose of ascertaining and marking the lines of battle of troops engaged therein ; Provided, That before any such lines are permanently designated the position of the lines and the proposed methods of marking them by monuments, tablets, or otherwise shall be submitted...
Page 2 - ... destroy, cut, hack, bark, break down, or otherwise injure any tree, bush, or shrubbery that may be growing upon said park, or shall cut down or fell or remove any timber, battle relic, tree or trees growing or being upon...
Page 2 - ... for the use of the park and the other half to the informer, to be enforced and recovered before such justice in like manner as debts of like nature are now by law recoverable in the several counties where the offense may be committed.
Page 2 - That before any such lines are permanently designated the position of the lines and the proposed methods of marking them by monuments, tablets, or otherwise shall be submitted to the Secretary of War, and shall first receive the written approval of the Secretary, which approval shall be based upon formal written reports, which must be made to him in each case by the commissioners of the park.
Page 18 - ... fire which no living thing could quell or even withstand. Brigade after brigade was led against it, but valor was of no avail. Hindman's brilliant brigades, which had swept everything before them from the field, were shivered into fragments and paralyzed for the remainder of the day.
Page 2 - ... thousand dollars, or such portion thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and disbursements under this act shall require the approval of the Secretary of War, and he shall make annual report of the same to congress.
Page 18 - ... upon this natural fortress whose inaccessible barriers blazed for six hours with sheets of flame and whose infernal gates poured forth a murderous storm of shot and shell and musketry fire which no living thing could quell or even withstand. Brigade after brigade was led against it, but valor waa of no avail.
Page 2 - ... that may be growing upon said park, or shall cut down or fell or remove any timber, battle relic? tree or trees growing or being upon said park, or hunt within the limits of the park, or shall remove or destroy any breastworks, earthworks, walls, or other defenses or shelter or any part thereof constructed by the armies formerly engaged in the battles on the lands or approaches to the park...
Page 1 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of ike United States of America in Congress assembled...

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