The "Twentieth Connecticut": A Regimental History

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Press of the "Naugatuck Valley Sentinel,", 1886 - Connecticut - 288 pages
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Page 18 - Unless the principles governing the future conduct of our struggle shall be made known and approved, the effort to obtain requisite forces will be almost hopeless. A declaration of radical views, especially upon slavery, will rapidly disintegrate our present armies.
Page 18 - All believe that the decisive moment is near at hand, and to that end the people of the United States are desirous to aid promptly in furnishing all reinforcements that you may deem needful to sustain our government.
Page 93 - Kinzie's guns in the following description: the sharp and almost continuous reports of the twelve pounders, the screaming, shrieking shell that went crashing through the treetops; the deadened thud of the exploding shell; the whizzing sound of the pieces as they flew in different directions; the yells of the rebels when they gained a momentary advantage; the cheers of the men when the surging tide of battle turned in our favor.31 Lt.
Page 17 - Military arrests should not be tolerated, except in places where active hostilities exist, and oaths not required by enactments constitutionally made, should be neither demanded nor received. Military government should be confined to the preservation of public order and the protection of political rights.
Page 18 - Military power should not be allowed to interfere with the relations of servitude, either by supporting or impairing the authority of the master, except for repressing disorder, as in other cases.
Page 247 - for gallant and meritorious services during the recent campaign in Georgia and the Carolinas"; elected May 6, 1891.
Page 222 - Healey, is, and for a number of years has been, a member of the Communist Party of the United States of America.
Page 17 - My paramount object is to save the Union, and not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it — if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it — and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that.
Page 271 - ... Whenever they heard my name, they clustered about my horse, shouted and prayed in their peculiar style, which had a natural eloquence that would have moved a stone. I have witnessed hundreds, if not thousands, of such scenes; and can now see a poor girl, in the very ecstasy of the Methodist "shout," hugging the banner of one of the regiments, and jumping up to the "feet of Jesus.
Page 184 - ... it. Make us gentle, courteous, and forbearing. Direct our lives, so that we may look each to the good of the other in word and deed.

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