The Life and Services of Andrew G. Curtin: An Address by A. K. McClure, Delivered in the House of Representatives at Harrisburg, Pa., January 20, 1895
C. M. Busch, state printer of Pennsylvania, 1895 - 35 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 32 - No, there is a voice from the tomb sweeter than song. There is a remembrance of the dead to which we turn even from the charms of the living. Oh, the grave ! the grave ! It buries every error, covers every defect, extinguishes every resentment ! From its peaceful bosom spring none but fond regrets and tender recollections.
الصفحة 9 - Government of the people, by the people and for the people, should not perish from the earth...
الصفحة 22 - ... Curtin knew better, and planned accordingly. Colonel McClure states that at a caucus of the members of the majority party of the Senate and House, at which he was present as a member of the Senate, speeches were made in which the Southern agitators were called cowards, and one in which it was stated that the women of the North could sweep them from the Potomac with their brooms. When he declared that the State was upon the verge of war, and that the people of the South were of the same lineage...
الصفحة 25 - ... have transpired. I refer to the Altoona conference of the Governors of the North. The reader of history will simply note the fact that the Governors of the loyal States met there, conferred, issued an address, presented it to President Lincoln, and called upon him to make requisition upon their...
الصفحة 25 - Volunteering had ceased; no national conscription law was then in existence, and there was distress bordering on despair in the hearts of the loyal people of the North. Governor Curtin was in New York an invalid in the care of his physician and surgeon, and forbidden to leave his sick room, or to consider official affairs. Secretary Seward was in New York apparently paralyzed by the darkness...
الصفحة 25 - York an invalid in the care of his physician and surgeon, and forbidden to leave his sick room, or to consider official affairs. Secretary Seward was in New York apparently paralyzed by the darkness that enveloped the country.
الصفحة 26 - ... filled up the shattered ranks of the armies, and thus saved the Republic. In a conversation with the ex-Vice President of the Southern Confederacy some years after the war he told me that the severest blow the South .received in the early part of the conflict was the Altoona conference of the Northern Governors that rallied the patriotic people to the support of their armies when the South believed they had won the decisive battles of the war.