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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 23 July 1885

f-.TV-' -. -V 'i -' feg-e? jr -.r ..;-.- vjjksO "ik.- - rJfrlt?i-&-i; t- J- ,. .- -.- THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THUU3DAY, JtfLf 23, 1885. SjS 1 NEWS DP THE WEEK, The ile-ftom Alf Parts of the r ' Worlds i - A.BEOAD. The suiTcrin'frs, of lho.Br jtish troops at Suakim are terrible Great numbers are dying every flay. The anniversary bf tbe fall of the Bas- tile was brilliantly celebrated in Paris last Wcck. iliss Fannib Lawrence, daughter of Mr. Francis Lawrence, of New York, was mar ried last week in London to Lord Vernon. Earthquake shocks of great force occurred on the 15th" at Smyrna and at Chesnie, in Asia Minor. In the Canadian Parliament last week a vote o'f thanks to tho officers and men engaged in suppressing tho Northwest rebellion and a vote of $20,000 to Gen. Middlcton were onauimously adopted. The marriage of tho Priucess: Beatrice, youngest daughter of Queen Victoria,, to Prince, Hcpry of Battcnberg, will take place shortly. The- Prince of Wales will giv...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 30 July 1885

- -- r-y Srtl im "TO CARE FOR HIM WHO HAS BORNE THE EATTfcE, AND FOR HIS WIDOW AND ORPHANS.", CO ESTABLISHED 1877.-NEW SERIES. WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1885. VOL. IV-ffO. 51.-WH0LE NO. 207.1 -g-xizr SR-rKcj- .- BFtmrai UlCLE DANIEL'S STORY OP Tom Anderson and the Great Con spiracy. BATTLE OF TWO ETVERS. Col. Tom Anderson Meets "His Brofher-in-Law. "AN ABOLITIONIST." A "Winter Campaign Against a Rebel Stronghold. BY AN OFFICER Or THE UNION ABMY. corYKIGHT, 1SS5. ClIArXEB IH. BATTLE OF TWO EIV.ERS. " For a season battles of minor importance were fought -with varying success. In the meantime Col. Anderson had been ordered with his command to join the forces of Gen. Silent at Two Rivers. Here there vas quiet for a time. At length, however, orders came for them to move to the front. For a day or so all was motion and bustle. Finally the army moved oat, and after two days' hard marching our forces struck the enemy's skir mishers. Our lines moved forward and the battle opened....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 30 July 1885

-KTt-V" -.;" - r-g "- - fr THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1883:' ? 5S55T5JJ-r!Sttf "j-'Ha "AT inTof(Sen. Texry's hands, and was a most val uable acquisition, as' it. was the chief port of blockade runners during the war. 'An incident showing the enterprise of gome of ihe men in the Twentieth Corps was ,iho following: Some three or four miles from FayettevjJle the Fourteenth Corps was met by a small party of men Of the Twentieth Corps, (who had a fine article of tohacco for sale. They had procured it in or near Fayctteville. 1 think they had got ahead of the Four eteenth Corps and found the tohacco ancl took jxl they could back on the road to meet the fourteenth Corp3, to whom they sold it, (On arriving in the town an immense quan tity of very fine tohacco was found in ware houses, and was seized by proper authority 'and distributed to the troops free gratis. The shrewd foragers had FORESEEN THIS FREE DISTRIBUTION, and hence had frustrated it by taking to...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 30 July 1885

-- v"s rt "scs v?"Zrxs"gc ., -jX" TfitfiNATIONAL TMBUOT. WASRitfOTOS, D. 0., THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1885. 8- i- " in i... -QiS tP& S3 FITTING THEHJ OYER, WiatOur Veterans Have to Say About Their Old Campaigns. THE ELEVENTH CORPS. "WIio TTas Responsible for Its Disaster at Chan cclIorsTllIc. To the Editor: I have read with the great est interest the communication of Comrade H. M. Kellopg regarding the Eleventh Corps at Chancellorsvillc For 22 years have I, with others, been waitiug to see justice done to a body of men as brave as any that composed the Army of tho Potomac; havo perused with great care such accouuts as were published about that battle official and historical, but up to the present time havo found that not ouo of those who, being at the time in authority, were best able to give the true and correct account of that first day's battle, found it worth while to come out boldly to gi'e credit where credit belougcd or lay the blame where so much blame was deserved. For over 2...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 30 July 1885

-t SV -, -e - VS. " " , THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINSTQN, D. 0., THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1885. rrt-iStrt''it -A.o.w-. --"-fi,Vi". ' jai f " J-.i,.' ,c The National Tribune. (Established 187.) PUBLISHED WEEKLY. One Dollar per Year, Shvarlably In Advance. JSix mouths, 75 cents. No subscription for a less period received. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. HONEY sent us, otherwise Hum by registered Icitcr, postal notes, postal money order, or draft on Xcio Port, icill be al the risk of die sender, AGKrrS. We employ no agents. Tin? NATIOTTA l Tbim-su has many volunteer canvassers, and they are generally honest and faithful; bui persons who covfi-ic their subscriptions to them must be their men judges of (heir responsibility. Thepaper will he sent only on receipt of the subscription price. ADDRESSES, RENEWALS, Etc Addresses will be d.angcd as often as desired, bill cadi siibscribcr ehould in every casegive the old as well as new address. In renaming, subscribers sliould be careftd to send us the label on ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 30 July 1885

-- -s . -vs'i-r '";" - v - - -'li,J-J '7 1?f? - V - ' THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHING, D. 0., THURSDAY, JULY 3a, 1885. sigig&e&?n:3r '-SpS" ?" b- vw JIJE DEAD CHIEFTAIN, Wliose Body Lies on Mount Mc- Gregor. - 'THE EATAIi DISEASE. Sketch of Gen. Grant's Long Struggle, With Death. HOW THE END CAME. w A wnrAmnnfo ftw ilia HhconuiAQ 1 nslhis treatment was constant. It has been said? iilldilgllilMUO lli inv vujvyu.tvo "tg'fl.nf nr; t.hn first nvaminsifinn. when his discaso! New York. At, n fnu-minutes after 8 o'clock on the morn- 4nr of Thnrsd.iv. Julv23. a dispatch from Mount " McGregor flashed over the wires that caused a j. 1? 11.. n:sAwie?- r-rvtnf ?T fVlrt ll H rf.Q f3 JeCllIlg Ol UlUBIUlUWVgllw 4U uu Uw.. . ' fin.nno.()00 of neonlc. It conveyed the lntelli- jTMieo that Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, " the first; soldier and first citizen" of tho United States, was no more. The universal griet was none, fhRlRssnofemuit becauso tho tidings were not. ivhollv unoxnectcd. For months the ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 30 July 1885

!" ' -r -A. - " V t" bS " BW? K" V K rj---' 'WgsFif .2.' " . Ar W ft j jit - ft VJ r THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1885. -oss.--i V1-- THE GRAND ARMY, General Orders Death of Gen. Grant News from the Departments. HEADQUARTERS NOTES. A Portrait of Ccn. Grant. HnADQUJ QUARTERS. ) Z Or THE BEPUBLIC, 3N,D. C., JulylO.lSSo.J Grand Army Washington Mrs. TJ. S. Grant, Mt. McGregor, N. Y. Dear Madam: It becomes our most agree able duty to acquaint you with tho fact that at the aunnal Encampment or tho Grand Army of the Republic, recently held at Portland, Mo., there was presented to the Encampment by Comrade George IL Patch, Past Commander, Department of Massachusetts, acting on behalf of the artist, Comrade W. H. Berthrong, of Post 33, G.A.B., of that Department, a portrait of your beloved and revered husband, our com rade now, our commander in the great day of trial. It was the desire of Comrade Bcrthroug, as oxplaiucd to the Encampment, that bisotlering Bhould...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 30 July 1885

' - f a- --w " ?&& WTT1" W? ffy- tftX'ff THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, JULY 3.0, 1885. ; A LOYALWOMP'SWORK The Ilouseliold Conversation CInl). Puzzles, etc. ? CIno Coofcorr. Fjeiestjs of TnK Cookisg Ci.oti: A Boston girl who attended n nicnio at Plymouth Itock the other day and enjoved some dainty cakes, found-out the Tedpe for the benefit of The Tihbusk Cooking Ciub. The tfirls Vrill aU surely like to make them and the boys to eat them. . liovs-Kwbts. Cut thin puff paste m strips, and shape them on tho balzingpan to form a double bow knot. When baked, put jelly on each loop of the Arid now, lcat you do not know-how to make the puff paste, I -will give the recipe, as follows : Puff Taste One pound of the best butter, one pound pastry flour, one scant teaspoonful of salt, about one oupful of ice water. By measure, use one quart of Hour and one pint of butter. Scald vour bowl, then fill with cold water. Dip your hands into hot and then into cold water; thi...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 30 July 1885

.wrjj ? 'w.--. -- v i - $? f?i$!i "ixrr' ryt-d1 "-T jC Kf l-'C I THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1885. 8 rta v.? ay? NEWS 'OF THE WEEK, The Newsfrom All Parts of the V Work ABSOAD. Two housei at Cologne, France, tenanted by 16 families, collapsed on tho.24th. Three dead bodies and 17 persons more or less injured have been recovered from the ruins. Fifty more re gain beneath the debris. A lifeboat which tarted from Yarmouth, England, to the aid of & sinking vessel, on the 22d, struck a sunken wreck and went down, drowning 8 out of its 15 occupants. London is again stirred up by the dynamiters, who are supposed to be pre paring to blow up the law courts. Twenty five men, charged with betting at Manchester, Eng., have been fined from 75 to 100 each. The King of Dahomey, West Africa, with many followers, on May 10 made a raid on the vil lages under French protection, near Porto Novo. His troops indulged in wholesale mas sacres of the inhabitants and burned...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 6 August 1885

S'"S3r.i' jr- 5ti- - ettfcmm 31 "TO CARE FOR HIM WHO HAS BORNE THE BATTLE, AND FOR HIS WIDOW AND ORPHANS." Cl ESTABLISHED 1S77.-NEW SERIES. WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1885. I VOL. IY-N0. 52 -WHOLE ffO. 208; S&SW3fcSSSg8 -' rTO. j---ri-w- ikm..Kj "" tJSSSW , 'Sff?, '"I" KTV S - - - v IX SXUttttX i i MILITARY MEMOIRS. End of the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina. . QUEER SKIRMISHERS. Camping in the Turpentine Country. END OF THE WAR. The Writer Pays His Respects To His Comrades. Y BREVET MAJ.-GEN. W3r.,F. CARLIN, COLONEL 4TU V. S. INF. corYmoiiT, 18S5. XXX. Mounting my horse and taking a staff offi cer I started out into the thick woods toward the former front and to the right of the road bo often referred to in search of Milcs's Bri gade. In riding through this woods I came to a skirmish-line of men that I assumed to he Federals, and passed through it. The men were not more than six yards apart They paid no attention to me. They stood at " or der arms," with eyes ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 6 August 1885

V-,., & r"e 2 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1335. people. Bress de Laud ; he is good to us. I tell yo', de man what said to dig a hole fo' Maris, a bad man ; his name is "Wliitthorne. I 'member de name, kase I knowed de "Wlrit thoraes in Jackson, Miss., when I libbed thar. Yes, dat so.' "At this Mary broke downagain. She felt sure that this was soino of her family. Aunty continued: "Ole Massa Gawge (George), that we b'longed to, move up hcab six year ago, on dis place, from Jackson. He libbed up dar "on the hill in dat white house dat yo' see up dar, dat am locked up an' no one is in it Dey got lot ob t'ingsin dar. When de Unions whip de " Sesh " at Dolinsburg and de " Sesh " come dis way,gwine home of somewhar, den Massa Gawge an' all de fambly dey go, too, an' take all de niggera 'ccpin' me and Ham. J)ey say we's too ole, an' dey done lef us to take keer ob de place j doy leabe do smokehouse so we kin git in an' git sumpin to eat. "Well, dey is pl...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 6 August 1885

-, - w ri&&fmz?&- '" 1 t -f - - - --- FIGfjTING THERJ OVER. TOatOur Veterans Have to Say About Their Old Campaigns. THE 5th IOWA CAV, And Its Brilliant Charge at Sugar Creek, Tcnn. To the Editor: A great deal has been writ ten aud said about the famous raid of the rebel Gen. Wheeler clear around the Army of the Cumberland as it lay cooped up at Chattanooga in the Autumn of 1&53, but nothing, so far as I have observed, alout the closing scenes of that expedition, as brilliant as any of the many raids of those stirring times, or the p.irt taken in it by the 5th Iowa Cav. My real purposo is to give an account of the fight at Sugar Creek, Tenn., and the brilliant saber charge of Co.'s C, II and M, Licixt.-Col. Patrick leading. The dates aud many of the incidents herein de Eciibcd arc from notes furnished me by Com rade D. L. Knight, of Colfax, Iowa, who was a member of Co" C, aud a participant in tho charge. The comrade says: "Tho pursuit of Wheeler's rebel cavalry comme...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 6 August 1885

p. '".r ii f-in. xe?' SP v- . . N- o THE NATIONAL TMBOTE: WASHISGrTOuB. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1885. r- '&S&i?ftl: w I W if The National Tribune. Established 18V7.) PUBLISHED "WEEKLY. One Dollar per Year, Snvarlnbly In Am ancc. Elr months, 7S cents. No subscription for a less period received. SrCCZAX. ANXOUXCE3LEXT. 210XW tail t, othertcise ttan by registered teller, portal um'es, ;oft tnoy orcfer, or draE on Ar Jort, rt7 &o at the risk of the sender. AG1'X7S.W employ no agents. TlTE NATIONAL TiumlJ has many volunteer canvassers, and they or gen-rally honest and faithfid ; bid persons tcho coitfSc their subscriptions to than must be their cum judges r.f their responsibility. The paper unil be sent onliio.) receipt of the subscrfytion price. ADDRESSES, RENEWALS, Etc Addresses will be e 'injed as vftcn as dct,red, but eacli subscriber sJiot.Ul in every case give ihcold as well as nao address. In renen Ing, s:tbscribcrs slimdd be careful fosend us the label on the last pape...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 6 August 1885

5.- -;, c r p iw '.r Sl'5.' i-a-rt THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON D. 0., THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1885. CrgTZ- I u : r GENERAL GRpi THE PLACffoF BURIAL. scenes at Mt. McGregor. The Procession 75,000 Men in Line. In the face of tho protests which have been bo vigorously inado ever sinco it was proposed to inter the remains ofthedcal soldier in New York it has- been finally decided that that State is to bavo the honor of being tho final resting place of Gen. Grant. Apart from the ijiappropriatcness of any place but the National Gipitai for the purpose, it would have been a difficult matter to bavo chosen a lovelier place for the hero's tomb than Kivcrstdo Park, in which placo the City of New York has deeded to the Grant family a burial site. Tho point solccted for the tomb is ou a bold promontory overlooking the Hudson Eivcr, and is visible for many miles both ways on that noble stream. The summit of this elevation is an almost level plateau of about 20 acres in extent, which ou the rive...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 6 August 1885

W- sfeV-f-' . Ik.-"- f" "5 y S ZA i ? ,c --irv -rf- fc" i 'ft THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON. D. 0., THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1885. ' '?" ITS W GRAND ARMY, The Memory of Gen. Grant New Posts Campfircs, etc. DEPARTMENT NEWS. CONNECTICUT.- IX JIKMOKY OF GEN. GKANT. n.nonAKTi:RS Dep't op Connecticut, " . . . t ...,. v Nkw HAYES, Conn., July21, 18S3.J General Orders, No. 7. The lolling bells, the flags nt half-mast, nnd tlic various insignia of mourning have already con veyed the sad tidings of the death of our beloved commander nnd comrade, Ulysses S. Giant, of George G. Meade Post, No. 1, Department ofremi eylvania, who passed to his rest on Thursday, July 23. at Mount McGregor, N. Y., in the Cllh year of Ills nc There lies upon us no necessity to recount his deeds they are indelibly engraved upon every loyal heart; they are a cherished partot ourcoun trvV history, honored throughout the world; nnd Ins biilliant achievements have added new luster to the crowning princinlc of our Governme...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 6 August 1885

. -K T 5 &; ir THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1885. tt LOYALWOMP'SWORK The Household Conversation Club. Puzzles, etc. t ' Club Cooterr. ITeiends op the Cooking Club: There Is noth jing nicer than raspberry jam, all berries, or part currants. The same recipe answers for blackberry jam as well. One-third currants to wo-uuros uer- Jrrice Is the best proportion. Maspberry Jam. warm me iruit, masu i " an earthen jar, and boil 20 minutes. Then, to every pound of fruit use three-fourths of a pound or . . .. . 1 I 1 It till !, I.t'lnv sugar. Alter mis is put in. ici iv uu m "j "'"h some out on a plat to try it. no juice gathers about it. Then it is ready to put away, as you would jelly, in glasses or stone jars. Seal with jiapcr dip J ped in the white of an ckk, when it is quite cool. Slaude Orton, Toieka, Kan. TABLE FASHIONS. , Small ferns in while vases are a fashionable table ornament. , , , Breed sliced very thin and placed In n scrvlct (small napkin), i...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 6 August 1885

?&&; WAssKassafcSsasSi V.-P 'llii SSaBJaW- "O&'TikS f 8 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WSHINOTON, D. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1885. f- tPG"- v NEWS OF THE WEEK. Tie News from All Parts of the World. El Maliui has left two young sons. A man manicd Hamilton, alias Rivera, an American, has, been on trial at Zacatecas, Mexico, on tbo charge of murder. His friends in this country have reported to the State Department that ho was to be put to death without trial. A tele gram, however, has been received in Washing ton saying that Rivers had been tried and sen-. tenced to 20 years' imprisonment. Turkey has made a contract with Krupp for $3,500,000 worth of guns. Sixty Russian criminals, who had been sentenced to csiloiu Siberia, recently, while en roie rose against their guards and, although unarmed, began a desperate fight for liberty. Thctbattle lasted a long time, aud tho soldiers were absolutely unable to conquer their manacled assailants. Twenty of them were shot dead, and of tho othe...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 13 August 1885

iF'lLfV' y.- ? fetnm& sr ; TO CARE FOR HIM WHO HAS BORNE THE BATTLE AND FOR HIS WIDOW AND ORPHANS.", ESTABLISHED 1877 -NEW SERIES. WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1885. VOL. V-NO. 1.-WH0LE NO. 209.' .k. J mm CAMP Ap FIELD. The Glittering Romance vs. The ,Stern Reality of War. A YOUNGSTER'S INQUIRY. Who Did the Bravest Fighting? In the First Fight. INSTANCES OF COWARDICE How the Service Begins Col. Don n Piatt's Roster. BY GEN. JAMES M. COMLY, 23D OHIO. " I suppose you had a great many roman tic adventures in the army?" inquired a young friend a few evenings since one who has token great pains to " post himself up " on camp life by studying such authorities as "Charles O'MaUey," "Tom Burke of Ours," " The Three Guardsmen," and the like. He was so guileless and confiding, and asked the question with such an air of pleased expectation that it seemed impossi ble to say that Charles O'Malley or Tom Burke might have served four years in the War of the Rebellion without any adv...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 13 August 1885

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, .1835. 2 tJvevground. Tlicy no vanned to the assault three times with a- heroism and desperation seldom witnessed in nny ancient or modern battle, but each time back were their shattered columns sent in. utter confusion. Thus the LatUe. -continued until late in the afternoon, nhoti both parties rcorgauized for a last and di-sperale struggle. The lines of the enemy showed all along thef-kirtsof timber, leaving the opeir space to our right and center, and ex tending to Buck Lick liuti. Both seemed eager to make tiie attack, but our forces were first in motion, and with a quick-step movement they advanced against the enemy. The firing opened all along the line. First one and then tiie other line staggered and swayed to and fro. The forces on both sides seemed determined to win or die on their ground. At last Wilkins crossed JIawk linn and struck the eueinyin his Hank, causing consternation to seize him, and he gradually -gave...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 13 August 1885

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, AUGUST .13, 1885. 3 FIGHTING THEM OYER What Our Veterans Have to Say About Tlicir Old Campaigns. THE 14th 1ST. Y. ZOUAVES. X Free and Easy Regiment Which Bid Good Service. To the Editor: I have not yetsccn in your paper, among the numerous correspondence of the boys in blue, mention of the gallant 14th Brooklyn (X. Y.) Zouaves. Probably no regi ment in tho war of the rebellion took a more conspicuous part, engaged in so many battles, and did so much to enliven the spirit of the boys and keep them from falling into despond ency on the weary march, in advance or re treat, in bivouack or drcury monotony of Win ter quarters. A true history of the regiment, with a little coloring, would read like a ro mance, rivaling the fictions of tho days of chivalry and of Charles Lever. Not much can be said in respect to the discipline of the regi ment, and, indeed, a too rigid discipline would have materially impaired its clHcicncy, which fact seem...

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