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The History of the Twenty-Ninth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry ...
William H. Osborne
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Page 32 - Power that hath made and preserved us a nation ! Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just, And this be our motto, "In God is our trust!
Page 193 - The Irish brigade sustained its well-earned reputation. After suffering terribly in officers and men, and strewing the ground with their enemies as they drove them back, their ammunition nearly expended, and their commander, General Meagher, disabled by the fall of his horse shot under him, this brigade was ordered to give place to General Oaldwell's brigade, which advanced to a short distance in its rear.
Page 9 - The state treasurer is hereby authorized, under the direction of the governor and council, to borrow...
Page 241 - That the great Ulysses — the Yankee Generalissimo, surnamed Grant — has expressed his intention of dining in Vicksburg on Saturday next, and celebrating the Fourth of July by a grand dinner, and so forth. When asked if he would invite General Jo. Johnston to join, he said. ' N^o ! for fear there will be a row at the table.
Page 120 - ... messroom amidships, and burst in the boatswain's room, tearing four rooms all into one, in its passage exploding two charges of powder, which set the ship on fire, but it was promptly extinguished by a party headed by my first lieutenant.
Page 311 - ... as soon as the leading regiments of the two brigades pass through the gap in the enemy's line, the leading regiment of the right brigade to come into line perpendicular to the enemy's line by the 'right companies on the right into line, wheel...
Page 252 - River into his intrenchments at Jackson, and, after a siege of eight days, compelled him to fly in disorder from the Mississippi Valley. The endurance, valor, and general good conduct of the Ninth...
Page 241 - We are indebted to Major Gillespie for a steak of Confederate beef, alias meat. We have tried it and can assure our friends that if It Is rendered necessary, they need have no scruples in eating the meat.
Page 242 - Two days bring about great changes. The banner of the Union floats over Vicksburg. Gen. Grant has "caught the rabbit;" he has dined in Vicksburg, and he did bring his dinner with him. The "Citizen" lives to see it. For the last time it appears on "Wall-paper.
Page 317 - The services performed by the 9th corps on many a well-fought battle-field, not only in this campaign but in others, have been such as to prove that they are second to none in the service. Your committee believe that any other troops exposed to the same influences, under the same circumstances, and for the same length of time...