A History of the First Regiment Iowa Cavalry Veteran Volunteers, from Its Organization in 1861 to Its Muster Out of the United States Service in 1866: Also, a Complete Roster of the Regiment

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Beers & Eaton, printers, 1890 - United States - 10 pages
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Page 17 - When Freedom, from her mountain height, Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there; She mingled with its gorgeous dyes The milky baldric of the skies, And striped its pure, celestial white With streakings of the morning light; Then, from his mansion in the sun, She called her eagle bearer down, And gave into his mighty hand, The symbol of her chosen land.
Page 38 - O, never yet since Roland wound his horn At Roncesvalles, has a blast been blown Far-heard, wide-echoed, startling as thine own, Heard from the van of freedom's hope forlorn...
Page 214 - Whereas it appears, from evidence in the Bureau of Military Justice, that the atrocious murder of the late President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, and the attempted assassination of the Honorable WILLIAM H. SEWARD, Secretary of State, were incited, concerted, and procured by and between JEFFERSON DAVIS, late of Richmond, Va., and JACOB THOMPSON, CLEMENT C.
Page 92 - His ranks are made up of Pin Indians, free negroes, Southern tories, Kansas jayhawkers, and hired Dutch cut-throats. These bloody ruffians have invaded your country, stolen and destroyed your property, murdered your neighbors, outraged your women, driven your children from their homes, and defiled the graves of your kindred.
Page 354 - We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best...
Page 18 - States forty-two thousand and thirty-four volunteers, to serve for a period of three years, unless sooner discharged, and to be mustered into service as infantry and cavalry.
Page 135 - Caldwell. whose untiring devotion and energy never flags during the night or day. deserves for his gallantry and varied accomplishments as a cavalry officer promotion to the rank of a general officer.
Page 93 - Indians, free negroes, Southern tories, Kansas jayhawkers, and hired Dutch cutthroats. These bloody ruffians have invaded your country; stolen and destroyed your property; murdered your neighbors ; outraged your women ; driven your children from their homes; and defiled the graves of your kindred. If each man of you will do what I have here urged upon you, we will utterly destroy them. We can do this; we must do it; our country will be ruined if we fail. A just God will strengthen our arms, and give...
Page 229 - I certify that the above is a true copy of the original Report of Resolutions adopted in Conference.
Page 15 - You are traitors, misled by your mad leaders still. Turn, turn then! Cast down in your might The pilots that sit at the helm; Steer, steer your proud ship from the gulf which dark night And treason and fear overwhelm! Turn...

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