The Life Of John J. Crittenden (volume 1-2); With Selections From His Correspondence And Speeches

Paperback | January 30, 2012

byMrs. Chapman Coleman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX. 1863. Edwin M. Stanton to John J. Crittenden--Letter from Henry Gillman--Mr. Crittenden's Personal Appearance and Manner of Public Speaking--A Will found among his Papers--Mr. Crittenden's Death--Resolutions found among Mr. Crittenden's Papers--Notices of his Death--Funeral Honors--Speech of Hon. R. C. Winthrop to the Massachusetts Historical Society--Remarks of Hon. J. F. Bell in Kentucky House of Representatives--Monument erected by the State of Kentucky.. (Edwin M. Stanton to J. J. Crittenden.) Washington, May 7, 1863. DEAR SIR,--The President and general-in-chief have just returned from the Army of the Potomac. The principal operation of General Hooker failed, but there has been no serious disaster to the organization and efficiency of the army. It is now occupying its former position on the Rappahannock, having crossed the river without any serious loss in the movement. Not more than one-third of General Hooker's army were engaged. General Stoneman's operations have been a brilliant success; a part of his force advanced to within two miles of Richmond, and the enemy's communications have been cut in every direction. The Army of the Potomac will speedily resume offensive operations. Edwin M. Stanton. (Henry Gillman to J. J. Crittenden.) Detroit, Michigan, March 21, 1863. Dear Sir,--I have read your noble speech. Such words make you the friend of every true patriot, and every true patriot your friend. (Alas! these degenerate days have made it necessary to use an adjective in conjunction with this once sacred name.) Your powerful language, unincumbered with the glitter of ornament, magnificent in its very simplicity, has cut clear to the core of the subject,--to the sundering of the very bones and marrow. Every lover of his country thanks yo...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX. 1863. Edwin M. Stanton to John J. Crittenden--Letter from Henry Gillman--Mr. Crittenden's Personal Appearance and ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.67 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217595022

ISBN - 13:9780217595025

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