New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865

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Weed, Parsons and Company, 1890 - New York (State) - 532 pages
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Page 235 - Within the limits of the Gettysburg National Military Park, embracing the operations of the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia on the first, second, and third day's battle acres..
Page 22 - I trust that they may be enrolled without delay, so as to bring this unnecessary and injurious civil war to a speedy and satisfactory
Page 16 - York and * Order of the War Department, July 25, 1861. of the Federal Union. Its movements have been marked by violence and fraud. Wherever it has manifested itself, it has disregarded the rights of citizens, coerced them into the ranks of its armies, and exercises an absolute control over person and property, in utter defiance of the Constitution and laws of the land. Ambitious and designing men, disappointed in their personal aims, have been enabled, chiefly by misrepresenting the feelings of one...
Page 22 - ... necessary to garrison and hold all of the numerous cities and military positions that have been captured by our armies, and to speedily crush the rebellion...
Page 22 - 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 reenforcements that you may deem needful to sustain our Government.
Page 17 - ... it confers upon the present, and secures to future generations. Her noble response to the call of the President, in April last, was such as to preserve to her the proud title she has long borne in the family of States. Another stage in the great rebellion has been reached, and the Government, appreciating the dangers now menacing it, appeals for aid. The whole country, the civilized world, now looks to the State of New York. Let the response be worthy of her history. Let her answer go back in...
Page 22 - Gentlemen: Fully concurring in the wisdom of the views expressed to me in so patriotic a manner by you, in the communication of the twenty-eighth day of June, I have decided to call into the service an additional force of 300,000 men.
Page 22 - The undersigned, governors of States of the Union, impressed with the belief that the citizens of the States which they respectively represent are of one accord in the hearty desire that the recent successes of the Federal arms may be followed up by measures which must insure the speedy restoration of the Union, and believing that, in view of the present state of the important military movements...
Page 16 - ... of the Constitution and laws of the land. Ambitious and designing men, disappointed in their personal aims, have been enabled, chiefly by misrepresenting the feelings of one portion of the country toward the other, to usurp and exercise a power which has become not only tyrannical and oppressive in several States whose constitutional governments it has temporarily suspended, but dangerous to the entire Union ; the pretences originally held forth *as a justification for acts of lawlessness and...
Page 26 - ... same can be ascertained ; a record of the services of the several regiments, including an account of their organization and subsequent history, and also an account of the aid afforded by the several towns, cities and counties of the State.

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