A Journal of Hospital Life in the Confederate Army of Tennessee: From the Battle of Shiloh to the End of the War: with Sketches of Life and Character, and Brief Notices of Current Events During that Period

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John P. Morgan & Company, 1866 - Confederate States of America - 199 pages
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Page 201 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammermill Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 105 - There are dying ones raving of home — There are wounds to be bound with a blessing — And shrouds to make ready for some. They have gathered about you the harvest Of death, in its ghastliest view ; The nearest as well as the farthest Is here with the traitor and true ! And crowned with your beautiful patience, Made sunny with love at the heart, You must balsam the wounds of a nation...
Page 177 - That the TRIAL of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be TRIED by fire, might be found unto praise," &c. 1 Cor. iii. 13, " The fire shall TRY every man's work of what sort it is.
Page 178 - Who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof ? Or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock? 1 Cor. ix. If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we shall reap your worldly things ? 1 Cor.
Page 188 - Where the saints of all ages in harmony meet; Their Savior and brethren, transported to greet; While the anthems of rapture unceasingly roll, And the smile of the Lord is the feast of the soul ! 261.
Page 92 - His mother's voice comes o'er his breast. Thou think'st it sweet when friend with friend Beneath one roof in prayer may blend ; Then doth the stranger's eye grow dim — • Far, far are those who pray'd with him. — Thy hearth, thy home, thy vintage land — The voices of thy kindred band — Oh ! 'midst them all when blest thou art, Deal gently with the stranger's heart...
Page 14 - ... am so glad, as we can have some of the filth taken off the floors. A doctor requested me to go down stairs and see if there was a bunk with a Federal upon it, and if so have him taken off, as he had a badly wounded man that needed one. I went and asked Mrs. Royal, from Mobile, whom I had heard talk very bitterly. She knew of one, but would not tell me where it was. Her true woman's nature showed itself, in spite of her dislike. Seeing an enemy wounded and helpless is a different thing from seeing...
Page 197 - ... nation that fell. Too poor to possess the precious ores, And too much of a stranger to borrow, We issued today our promise to pay, And hoped to redeem on the morrow.
Page 13 - They are in the hall, on the gallery, and crowded into very small rooms. The foul air from this mass of human beings at first made me giddy and sick, but I soon got over it. We have to walk, and when we give the men any thing kneel, in blood and water; but we think nothing of it at all.
Page 12 - But alas! nothing that I had ever heard or read had given me the faintest idea of the horrors witnessed here.

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