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Page 283 - You have never lost a gun, never lost a color, and have never been defeated ; and notwithstanding the numerous engagements in which you have borne a prominent part, including those memorable battles of the Shenandoah, you have captured every piece of artillery which the enemy has dared to open upon you.
Page 283 - General commanding is proudly confident that, in the future as in the past, every demand will meet with a hearty and willing response. Let us hope that our work is done, and that, blessed with the comforts of peace, we may be permitted to enjoy the pleasures of home and friends.
Page 110 - His life is exemplary in all respects, and he has ever supported those interests which are calculated to uplift and benefit humanity. while his own high moral worth is deserving of the highest commendation.
Page 5 - At no time has his reading ever been confined to the limitation of the questions at issue. It has gone beyond and compassed every contingency and provided not alone for the expected but for the unexpected, which happens in the courts quite as frequently as out of them.
Page 5 - ... he brought to the starting point of his legal career certain rare gifts, eloquence of language and a strong personality.
Page 351 - Sewe ll gives his political allegiance to the republican party, while his religious faith is indicated by his membership in the Methodist Episcopal church.
Page 283 - Soldiers of the Third Cavalry Division: "With profound gratitude toward the God of battles, by whose blessings our enemies have been humbled and our arms rendered triumphant, your commanding general avails himself of this, his first opportunity, to express to you his admiration of the heroic manner in which you have passed through the series of battles which today resulted in the surrender of the enemy's entire army. The record established by your indomitable courage is unparalleled in the annals...
Page 209 - He has now passed the seventyfifth milestone on life's journey and enjoys the veneration and respect which should ever be accorded one who has traveled thus far on this earthly pilgrimage and whose career has been at all times upright and honorable.
Page 209 - Lowe is a democrat and his fellow townsmen, recognizing his worth and ability, have called him to positions of public trust.