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The official report of the division commander said: “The magnificent and brave
work done by the regiment, under the lead of Colonel Wood, testifies to his
courage and skill. The energy and determination of this officer had been marked
... of our martyred President were made more tranquil by the thought that his
efforts for the glory, prosperity and happiness of our country would be continued
by his successor with wisdom, courage and deter-* A TYPICAL AMERICAN.
good government was within the reach of the people if only they really desired it,
and had the courage and honesty and ability to proceed to fight for it. It was
prophesied of him that he could not be reélected at the expiration of his first term;
Remember it was in the early eighties, when every day was a test of endurance,
and every night a demonstration of courage. It is little wonder if the tonic quality of
the great Northwest entered into his frame, and added both to his stature and ...
As a result they loved and feared him as few generals have ever been loved or
feared; they obeyed him unhesitatingly; they followed his lead without flinching or
murmuring, and they made good on the field of battle the promise their courage ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsLee - LibraryThing
I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review