Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: A Biography

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John C. Winston Company, 1924 - 335 頁

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第 301 頁 - GENERAL : — I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining the opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia...
第 301 頁 - The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility of any further effusion of blood by asking of you the surrender of that portion of the Confederate States army known as the army of Northern Virginia.
第 301 頁 - General: I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining the opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, I reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and, therefore, before considering your proposition, ask the terms you will offer on condition of its surrender. RE LEE, General.
第 200 頁 - Hooker], after having commanded it for the brief period of fifty days, I trust that I may be excused for expressing my admiration for its high soldierly qualities. It is impossible to pass it in review even without perceiving that its ranks are filled with men that are soldiers in the best meaning of this term; and that it possesses, in the grade of commissioned officers, men whose skill, courage, and accomplishments would grace any service.
第 12 頁 - Resolved, That every member of this Congress considers himself under the ties of virtue, honor and love of his Country not to divulge directly or indirectly any matter or thing agitated or debated in Congress before the same shall have been determined, without leave of the Congress; nor any matter or thing determined in Congress which a majority of the Congress shall order to be kept secret...
第 334 頁 - His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, 'This was a man!
第 85 頁 - Carre crevasse occurred, the river below it (one hundred and seven feet in depth) was shoaled up thirty-one feet, because the volume of water in the river, being lessened by the crevasse, was no longer sufficient to maintain the normal current in a channel large enough to carry the entire river ; consequently the current below the crevasse slackened, and the excess of load was dropped in the channel until the bottom was filled up thirty-one feet deep with the deposit. This reduction of channel was...
第 86 頁 - ... velocity and quantity of earthy matter held in suspension. These results prove that the greatest velocity does not correspond to the greatest quantity of earthy matter held in suspension; on the contrary, at the time of the greatest velocity of current at Carrollton, the river held in suspension but little more sediment per cubic foot than when the velocity was least."* These results when correctly interpreted prove precisely the contrary of the idea here conveyed by General Humphreys.
第 108 頁 - But with the present rate of advance the 25-foot curve one hundred and twenty years ago was about 12,000 feet above its present position, and if the volume of water carried by the pass is kept the same, neglecting the slight difference in slope of the Gulf bottom outside the present bar, in about one hundred and twenty...
第 13 頁 - Congress shall order to be kept secret and that if any member shall violate this agreement he shall be expelled this Congress and deemed an enemy to the liberties of America and liable to be treated as such and that every member signify his consent to this agreement by signing the same.

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