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Identifier: lincolngrantsher00hack (find matches)
Title: Lincoln, Grant, Sherman, Farragut : an account of the gift, the erection and the dedication of the bronze statues given by Charles H. Hackley to the city of Muskegon, Michigan : unveiled in Hackley Square, Memorial Day, 1900
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Hackley, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1837-1905
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870 Muskegon (Mich.) -- History
Publisher: Muskegon, Mich. : Chronical Presses
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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fter all the bitterness of the past, the men who fought todestroy the Union, rejoice that the Confederacy did not succeed, thathuman slavery was destroyed, and standing shoulder to shoulder withyou for an indissoluble and yet more glorious nation hail and welcomethe rainbow of Peace now arching the national horizon, Gods own prom-ise of a fairer and better day. How swiftly came the justification for that sublime act of the CivilWar, the abolition of human slavery. Abraham Lincoln wrote of the slaves when the blood of our firstborn and best beloved was the sign of their deliverance, that, Theymight in some perilous time in the future, help to keep the jewel of Lib-erty in the family of freedom. How grandly have the black menfulfilled his words! Go read the eloquent inscriptions on the superbmemorial on Boston Common to Shaw and his dusky comrades who lieunder the trenches of Fort Wagner. Remember the one hundred andeighty-five thousand colored men who fought in the armies of the Union.
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STATUE OF WILLIAM T. SHERMAN ). MaSSKY RhIND, SCILPTOK 31 Follow in these last years the inspirinq- history of the Tenth Cavalry ofour regular arm). See them gixing up their lives and winnino- the laurelsin the wild charge at El Caney in carrying freedom to another race, andyou will appreciate the truth and pathos of Lincolns words. Here then, in the heart of the continent, on the border of this greatstate, b\ the lake whose expanding commerce is one of our nationalwonders, in this city de\oted to the arts of peace, amid these sceneswhich ne\-er felt the shock of battle, we unveil these statues of the greatcharacters, to whose fame the whole world has paid tribute, and whichwe value as one of the chief treasures of our national inheritance; thatthey may speak through the years to come, inspiring in every passerbywho will listen, those sublime and noble thoughts, which stir the heart toa warmer patriotism, a greater appreciation of what has been transmittedto us, a more passionate desi

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  • bookyear:1900
  • bookdecade:1900
  • bookcentury:1900
  • bookauthor:Hackley__Charles_H___Charles_Henry___1837_1905
  • booksubject:Lincoln__Abraham__1809_1865
  • booksubject:Grant__Ulysses_S___Ulysses_Simpson___1822_1885
  • booksubject:Sherman__William_T___William_Tecumseh___1820_1891
  • booksubject:Farragut__David_Glasgow__1801_1870
  • booksubject:Muskegon__Mich______History
  • bookpublisher:Muskegon__Mich____Chronical_Presses
  • bookcontributor:University_of_Illinois_Urbana_Champaign
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