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Page 79 - Constitution; this, because the existence of war between the United States and the Confederate States...
Page 370 - Pittsburg, and the cavalry in rear of the wings. The second line, composed of the other troops of Bragg's corps, followed the first at a distance of five hundred yards in the same order as the first. The army corps, under General Polk, followed the second line, at the distance of about eight hundred yards, in lines of brigades...
Page 109 - Colonel (Cameron), charged across the hill, and for a short time the contest was severe. They rallied several times under fire, but finally broke and gained the cover of the hill.
Page 466 - If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
Page 77 - You have chosen to inaugurate Civil War, and having done so, we will meet it in a spirit as determined as the Administration has exhibited toward the South.
Page 77 - I have only to say that the militia of Virginia will not be furnished to the powers at Washington for any such use or purpose as they have in view.
Page 467 - States aforesaid, in pursuance of the laws of the United States and of the law of nations in such case provided.
Page 105 - At this time my brigade occupied a line considerably in advance of that first occupied by the left wing of the enemy. The battery was. pouring its withering fire into the batteries and columns of the enemy wherever they exposed themselves.
Page 370 - It was then decided that the attack should be made on the next morning at the earliest hour practicable, in accordance with the orders of the movement. That is, in three lines of battle, the first and second extending from Owl creek on the left to Lick creek on the right, a distance of about three miles, supported by the third and the reserve.