The Inaugural Address of His Honor Hocum Hosford, Mayor of the City of Lowell, to the Two Branches of the City Council

The Inaugural Address of His Honor Hocum Hosford, Mayor of the City of Lowell, to the Two Branches of the City Council : January 5, 1863 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Inaugural Address of His Honor Hocum Hosford, Mayor of the City of Lowell, to the Two Branches of the City Council: January 5, 1863 The echo of the guns fired upon Fort Sumter had hardly died away, when the President's call for seventy five thousand troops, with lightning speed, was flashed Upon the electric wires to our peaceful homes, filling the 'minds of the people with wonder at the magnitude of the demand. The volunteer militia of the loyal Northern States responded to this call'with a' promptness worthy of high praise. Among the first regiments that were ready to depart was the 6th Massachusetts, four companies of which belonged in this city. Without hesitation the members bade adieu to kindred and friends, and started for an unknown destination. Their eventful march through Baltimore, where by an unprovoked attack the first blood was shed and the first martyrs of this unholy rebellion bravely died, is a matter of history. April 19th. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 454g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243097344
  • 9780243097340