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action advance afternoon Antietam arrived artillery assault attack Barlow's division battery Birney Birney's breastworks brigade brought Burnside campaign captured cavalry Cemetery Hill Cemetery Ridge Chancellorsville cock Cold Harbor Colonel column command Confederate cross Culp's Hill directed driven duty Eleventh Corps enemy enemy's eral fallen fell field Fifth Corps fight fire flank force forward Fredericksburg front gallant Gettysburg Gibbon Grant ground guns Hancock headquarters Hooker hundred infantry intrenchments July killed Lee's lieutenant line of battle Little Round Top Longstreet losses mand Meade Meade's ment miles military morning move movement night Ninth Corps numbers o'clock officers Petersburg plank road position Potomac railroad ranks re-enforcements Reams's Reams's Station rear regiments retreat Ridge river Second Corps Seminary Ridge sent Sheridan side Sixth Corps skirmish soldiers Spottsylvania staff Third Corps thousand tion troops Twelfth Corps Union army victory Warren Wilderness Winfield Scott Hancock wounded York
第6页 - Hancock stands the most conspicuous figure of all the general officers who did not exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible.
第75页 - It is with heartfelt satisfaction, that the Commanding General announces to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences, and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him.
第297页 - The right of trial by jury, the habeas corpus, the liberty of the press, the freedom of speech, and the natural rights of persons, and the rights of property, must be preserved.
第298页 - Should there be violations of existing laws, which are not inquired into by the civil magistrates, or should failures in the administration of justice by the courts be complained of. the cases will be reported to these headquarters, when such orders will be made as may be deemed necessary. While the general thus indicates his purpose to respect the liberties of the people, he wishes all to understand that armed insurrections or forcible resistance to the law will be instantly suppressed by arms.
第268页 - ... been a march of only four miles. Why they were thus sent has not been explained by General Meade, neither are we informed why he continued through the afternoon to send his despatches by couriers while Hancock was using the telegraph. General Meade sent this message a little before three o'clock: " I hope you will be able to give the enemy a good thrashing. All I apprehend is his being able to interpose between you and Warren. You must look out for this...