Fourth Reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland; Cleveland, 1870 Volume 31

Fourth Reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland; Cleveland, 1870 Volume 31

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...greet in closing ranks In Time's declining sun, " en the bugles of God shall sound recall, And the battle of life be won. Selection, March _" Stars and Stripes Forever," rendered by the orchestra. GENERAL BOYNTON: The Bugler will please sound " he General' s March"?. GENERAL BOYNTON: It gives me a satisfaction which I cannot put in words to have the pleasure of standing before this audience and introducing GENERAL SCHOEIELD. Applause. It was my pleasure to serve under him; it was my delight to live at his headquarters for many months. He came to the command of our division in the Army of the Cumberland, the Division of GENERAL THO1rAs _ a lot of volunteers with our prejudices against the regulars_ and when he came we were just as sorry as we possibly could be_we were worse than sorry, because a regular had been assigned to our division. But after a few. weeks of training such as we received from him, when he was called to a wider field of action, we were all mourners, we were far more than sorry. It is my delight to present him to this audience _ he needs no introduction anywhere in this country, or wherever soldiers or civilians know the history of our war. From the very depth of my heart I say again, it gives me pleasure _ for the loves and worships of soldiers are something no one can understand except soldiers_and so I present LIEUTENANT-GENERAL JOHN M. SCHOEIELD. Applause. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SCHOETELD: ' My Comrades of the Army of the Cuinberland._ You have come together here 'in Washington, with your brethren of the Army of the Potomac, and those of the Tennessee and of the Ohio, to pay fitting honor to the memory of one of the greatest of the great chieftains who led the Union...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236916573
  • 9781236916570