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American annual reunion Army Army of Tennessee Atlanta August battle battle of Shiloh bayonets Bragg campaign Captain Chairman Chas Chattanooga Chicago Chickamauga Cincinnati Colonel Cornelius Cadle command committee comrades Confederate Corresponding Secretary Council Bluffs Cumberland daughter Dear Colonel:—I Dear Sir:—I duty enemy engaged fathers fight flag force Fort Thomas fought G. M. Dodge Grant hearts Hickenlooper honor Horace Porter Hoyt Sherman Illinois Infantry invitation Iowa James John Johnston killed and wounded Lieutenant Logan loss lost Louis Loyal Legion Major Major-General March Mason Brayman meeting Missionary ridge Nashville nessee noble O. O. Howard officers Ohio patriotism pleasure postal Potomac present President President:—The received Recording Secretary regiment regret respectfully river September September 16 Sherman Shiloh Smith Society soldiers South Surgeon Tennessee Thomas toast troops truly twenty-seventh reunion Union Union army victory Washington Willard Warner
Page 86 - Lee's army will be your objective point. Wherever Lee goes, there you will go also.
Page 74 - tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing : Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrim's pride, From every mountain side Let freedom ring...
Page 130 - New occasions teach new duties ; Time makes ancient good uncouth ; They must upward still, and onward, who would keep abreast of Truth ; Lo, before us gleam her camp-fires ! we ourselves must Pilgrims be, Launch our Mayflower, and steer boldly through the desperate winter sea, Nor attempt the Future's portal with the Past's blood-rusted key.
Page 206 - Are God and Nature then at strife, That Nature lends such evil dreams So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life...
Page 74 - Let music swell the breeze, And ring from all the trees Sweet freedom's song! Let mortal tongues awake; Let all that breathe partake; Let rocks their silence break, The sound prolong! 4 Our fathers...
Page 204 - ... for the rich man's pride. It is yet no security for power. Napoleon, the greatest man of whom history makes mention — Napoleon, the most wonderful commander, the most sagacious politician, the most profound statesman, lost by arms Poland, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and France. Fortune, that name for the unknown combinations of infinite power, was wanting to him, and without her aid the designs of man are as bubbles on a troubled ocean.
Page 217 - ONE holy Church of God appears Through every age and race, Unwasted by the lapse of years, Unchanged by changing place. From oldest time, on farthest shores, Beneath the pine or palm, One Unseen Presence she adores, With silence or with psalm. Her priests are all God's faithful sons, To serve the world raised up ; The pure in heart her baptized ones ; Love, her communion-cup. The truth is her prophetic gift, The soul her sacred page ; And feet on mercy's errands swift Do make her pilgrimage.
Page 218 - And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name ; and we forbade him, because he followeth not with us. 50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not : for he that is not against us is for us.
Page 221 - There's a land that is fairer than day, And by faith we can see it afar; For the Father waits over the way, To prepare us a dwelling place there. In the sweet by and by, we shall meet on that beautiful shore; In the sweet by and by, we shall meet on that beautiful shore.