Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896 - United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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User Review  - juniperSun - LibraryThing

One of the hardest books I have ever read. LaDuke does not hesitate to rub our noses in the abuses perpetrated by European invaders over the last several centuries. I had hoped for more positive ... Read full review


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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review

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Page 289 - Howard, and the officers and soldiers of [the Army of the Potomac], for the skill and heroic valor which, at Gettysburg, repulsed, defeated, and drove back, broken and dispirited, beyond the Rappahannock, the veteran army of the rebellion.
Page 256 - OFFICER IN CHARGE OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. With the rank of Colonel, under act of March S, 187S.
Page 335 - October 11, 1863, for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Bristow Station, Va.; colonel, May 12, 1864, for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Spottsylvania, Va. ; brigadier-general, March 13, 1865, for gallant and meritorious services in the campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent army under Gen. RE Lee...
Page 147 - That no officer on the retired list of the Navy shall be employed on active duty except in time of war: And provided. That those officers on the retired list, and those hereafter retired, who were, or who may be, retired after forty years' service, or on attaining the...
Page 4 - ... have served in the Volunteer Army, either as an enlisted man or officer, his service as a private and noncommissioned officer shall be given, and in addition thereto the record...
Page 147 - NOTE.— From and after July 1, 1870, the spirit ration is totally abolished, and in lieu thereof the Navy ration, under the appropriation of provisions for the Navy, is 80 cents per day.
Page 349 - Apr 1891 for gal in action against hostile Sioux Indians on the north bank of the White River near the mouth of Little Grass Creek S Dak 1 Jan 1891 in heading the advance across the White River partly frozen in a spirited movement to the effective assistance of troop К 6 cav while serv as 1 It 6 cav.
Page 295 - for faithful and meritorious services" ; brigadier general of United States volunteers April 9, 1865, "for gallant and meritorious services during the campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent army under General RE Lee...
Page 339 - Faithful and meritorious services connected with the mustering out and disbanding of the volunteer armies of the United States.

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