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Page 79 - Constitution; this, because the existence of war between the United States and the Confederate States...
Page 109 - Colonel (Cameron), charged across the hill, and for a short time the contest was severe. They rallied several times under fire, but finally broke and gained the cover of the hill.
Page 77 - You have chosen to inaugurate Civil War, and having done so, we will meet it in a spirit as determined as the Administration has exhibited toward the South.
Page 77 - I have only to say that the militia of Virginia will not be furnished to the powers at Washington for any such use or purpose as they have in view.
Page 465 - States aforesaid, in pursuance of the laws of the United States and of the law of nations in such case provided.
Page 464 - If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
Page 78 - ... because of the delay of the board in acting upon its application for an apportionment for the planning and construction of school buildings on such site, the board may withhold demand for repayment of the apportionment for such building site for a period of not less than one or more than three years after approval of the apportionment for planning and construction. It shall be the duty of such governing body and county...
Page 105 - At this time my brigade occupied a line considerably in advance of that first occupied by the left wing of the enemy. The battery was. pouring its withering fire into the batteries and columns of the enemy wherever they exposed themselves.
Page 368 - It was then decided that the attack should be made on the next morning at the earliest hour practicable, in accordance with the orders of the movement. That is, in three lines of battle, the first and second extending from Owl creek on the left to Lick creek on the right, a distance of about three miles, supported by the third and the reserve.