The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 35

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Publication Fund of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1911 - Pennsylvania
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Page 37 - Taylor in the battles of Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palma, and Monterey...
Page 23 - Keep to your sabres, men, keep to your sabres!" for the lessons they had learned at Brandy Station and at Aldie had been severe. There the cry had been: "Put up your sabres! Draw your pistols and fight like gentlemen!" But the sabre was never a favorite weapon with the Confederate cavalry, and now, in spite of the lessons of the past, the warnings of the present were not heeded by all. As the charge was ordered the speed increased, every horse on the jump, every man yelling like a demon.
Page 35 - Whatever argument may be drawn from particular examples, superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at once comprehensive and complicated ; that it demands much previous study ; and that the possession of it, in its most improved and perfect state, is always of great moment to the security of a nation.
Page 375 - Sum, which you desire may be paid to him. I am with great Regard Dear Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant, THO* GAGE.
Page 495 - Comm'l'-inChief approves of the sentence and orders it to be put in execution tomorrow morning at the head of the Reg
Page 166 - That he had timely notice of the enemy's intention to attack the troops under his command, on the night of the 20th of Sept. last, and, notwithstanding that intelligence, neglected making a disposition until it was too late either to annoy the enemy or make a retreat without the utmost danger and...
Page 420 - The part he acted against me in the late war, which is of public notoriety, will account for my leaving him no more of an estate he endeavoured to deprive me of.
Page 398 - Thompson, Mrs. [Robert] Morris, Mrs. [James] Wilson, and a number of very genteel women, paraded about streets in this manner, some carrying ink stands, nor did they let the meanest ale house escape.
Page 53 - Francisco has thus the honor of being the first city in the United States to extend a welcome to the representatives of the Empire of Japan: be it therefore "Resolved That we, the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco, in the name and in behalf of the people of said City and County, do hereby extend...
Page 252 - ... as they are in New England, where an ounce of silver is worth twenty shillings of their paper. They already talk of making more, and no man dares appear to stem the fury of the popular rage. The notion is, that while any man will borrow on good security of land, more money should be made for them, without thinking of what value it will be when made. They affirm that whilst the security is good the money cannot fall.

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