Dedication of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, September 18-20, 1895
United States. Congress. Joint committee on dedication of Chickamauga and Chattanooga national military park
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896 - 373 pages
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Page 28 - But in a larger sense we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our power to add or detract. The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
Page 28 - But in a larger sense we can not dedicate, we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract.
Page 250 - And he said, Nay ; but as captain of the host of the Lord am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his servant? And the captain of the Lord's host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off thy foot ; for the place whereon thou standest is holy.
Page 331 - Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions: and join them one to another into one stick; and they shall become one in thine hand.
Page 347 - ... and faith in thee : increase this knowledge, and confirm this faith in us evermore. Give thy holy Spirit to...
Page 285 - ... from the North and from the South, from the East and from the West, all anxious to join as members of one nation for the good of our country.
Page 101 - Stormed at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of Hell Rode the six hundred.
Page 284 - When the morning stars sang together, and the sons of God shouted for joy.
Page 101 - Tis of the wave and not the rock; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee.