The Seventy-seventh Pennsylvania at Shiloh: history of the regiment

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Harrisburg Publishing Co., state printers, 1908 - 342 páginas
 

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Página 22 - States, for which payment, well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our heirs, executors, and administrators, in the whole and for the whole, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Página 13 - ... destroy, cut, hack, bark, break down, or otherwise injure any tree, bush, or shrubbery that may be growing upon said park, or shall cut down or fell or remove any timber, battle relic, tree or trees growing or being upon...
Página 309 - Prentiss) and several brigade commanders, thousands of small arms, an immense supply of subsistence, forage, and munitions of war, and a large amount of means of transportation — all the substantial fruits of a complete victory — such indeed as rarely have followed the most successful battles ; for never was an army so well provided as that of our enemy. " ' The remnant of his army had been driven in utter disorder to the immediate vicinity of Pittsburg, under the shelter of the heavy guns of...
Página 294 - About 8 AM I saw the glistening bayonets of heavy masses of infantry to our left front in the woods beyond the small stream alluded to, and became satisfied for the first time that the enemy designed a determined attack on our whole camp.
Página 12 - Secretary may prescribe, and that they will assist in caring for and protecting all tablets, monuments, or such other artificial works as may from time to time be erected by proper authority.
Página 17 - I certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the act of the general assembly of the State of Arkansas, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act providing for the building and repairing of the public levees of this State,' " approved March 23, 1871, as copied from the original enrolled bill deposited in my orifice.
Página 308 - Murfreesboro', on the march to form a junction of his forces with mine, was called on to send at least a brigade by railroad, so that we might fall on and crush the enemy should he attempt an advance from* under his gunboats.
Página 309 - Bragg's corps and line of battle, then menaced by the enemy; and the other two brigades were directed to advance by the road to Hamburg to support Bragg's right; and at the same time Maney's regiment of Folk's corps was advanced by the same road to reinforce the regiment of cavalry and battery of four pieces, already thrown forward to watch and guard Grier's, Tanner's, and Borland's Fords of Lick Creek.
Página 308 - By a rapid! and vigorous attack on General Grant it was expected he would be beaten back into his transports and the river, or captured in time to enable us to profit by the victory, and remove to the rear all the stores and munitions that would fall into our hands in such an event, before the arrival of General Buell's army on the scene. It was never contemplated, however, to retain the position thus gained, and abandon Corinth, the strategic point of the campaign.
Página 16 - That immediately after the passage of this Act the Governor shall appoint a State Board of Arbitration, consisting of three qualified resident citizens of the State of Colorado and above the age of thirty years.

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