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afternoon army arrived artillery attack batteries battle of Chancellorsville battle of Gettysburg Benjamin Berry Birney bivouacked Brevet brigade camp Captain captured Charles H cheer Colonel command commenced Commissioned Company G crossing Daniel dark division Edward Edwin eleven o'clock encamped enemy enemy's engagement enlisted fell field fire five o'clock following day following morning four o'clock front gallant George H George W halted head-quarters Henry Henry H House James John Joseph June large number line of battle Major-General Mattocks ment Merrill miles musketry mustered night nine o'clock noon occupied officers passed Peebles House picket line Plank Road portion Portland position Potomac prisoners Promoted from Second Promoted from Sergeant rain rear rebel received orders regiment remained river Roberts route Samuel Sawyer Second Corps Second Lieutenant Seventeenth Maine shell short distance shot skirmishers soldiers soon tents Third Corps Thomas three o'clock troops Volunteers Warrenton William H William Hobson Wounded at battle
第 154 頁 - There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men ; A thousand hearts beat happily ; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell...
第 81 頁 - UP from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn, The clustered spires of Frederick stand Green-walled by the hills of Maryland.
第 81 頁 - Over the mountains winding down, Horse and foot, into Frederick town. Forty flags with their silver stars, Forty flags with their crimson bars, Flapped in the morning wind : the sun Of noon looked down, and saw not one. Up rose old Barbara Frietchie then, Bowed with her fourscore years and ten ; Bravest of all in Frederick town, She took up the flag the men hauled down ; In her attic window the staff she set, To show that one heart was loyal yet. Up the street came the rebel tread, Stonewall Jackson...
第 83 頁 - Barbara Frietchie's work is o'er, And the Rebel rides on his raids no more. Honor to her! and let a tear Fall, for her sake, on Stonewall's bier. Over Barbara Frietchie's grave Flag of Freedom and Union, wave! Peace and order and beauty draw Round thy symbol of light and law; And ever the stars above look down On thy stars below in Frederick town! What the Birds Said The birds against the April wind Flew northward, singing as they flew; They sang, "The land we leave behind Has swords for corn-blades,...
第 155 頁 - The King of France, with twenty thousand men, Marched up the hill, and then marched down again.
第 83 頁 - Washington, November 5, 1862. By direction of the President, it is ordered that Major-General McClellan be relieved from the command of the Army of the Potomac, and that Major-General Burnside take the command of that army.
第 81 頁 - Fair as a garden of the Lord To the eyes of the famished rebel horde, On that pleasant morn of the early fall, When Lee marched over the mountain-wall — Over the mountains, winding down, Horse and foot, into Frederick town. Forty flags with their silver stars, Forty flags with their crimson bars, Flapped in the morning wind ; the sun Of noon looked down, and saw not one.
第 52 頁 - 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.