Hardtack and Coffee; Or, The Unwritten Story of Army Life: Including Chapters on Enlisting, Life in Tents and Log Huts, Jonahs and Beats, Offences and Punishments, Raw Recruits, Foraging, Corps and Corps Badges, the Wagon Trains, the Army Mule, the Engineer Corps, the Signal Corps, Etc

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G.M. Smith & Company, 1888 - 408 páginas

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Página 322 - How happy could I be with either, Were t'other dear Charmer away!
Página 190 - I will bear true faith and allegiance to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever ; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Página 190 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the rules and Articles of War.
Página 190 - March, l 863, to serve as a soldier in the Army of the United States of America for the period of three years, unless sooner discharged by proper authority.
Página 372 - Xerxes commanded two other bridges to be built, one for the army to pass over, and the other for the baggage and beasts of burden.
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Página 214 - With my blood flowing fast, and but little to hope Upon which my faint spirit could lean, Oh, then I remember you crawled to my side, And, bleeding so fast it seemed both must have died, We drank from the same canteen.
Página 286 - Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die, Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
Página 133 - They braced my aunt against a board, To make her straight and tall ; They laced her up, they starved her down, To make her light and small; They pinched her feet, they singed her hair, They screwed it up with pins; — Oh, never mortal suffered more In penance for her sins.
Página 286 - Longstreet's lines, Into the Georgia troops Stormed the two hundred. Wild all their eyes did glare, Whisked all their tails in air, Scattering the chivalry there, While all the world wondered.

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