Why I Am A Republican; A History Of The Republican Party, A Defense Of Its Policy, And The Reasons Which Justify Its Continuance In Power, With Biogra by George Sewall BoutwellWhy I Am A Republican; A History Of The Republican Party, A Defense Of Its Policy, And The Reasons Which Justify Its Continuance In Power, With Biogra by George Sewall Boutwell

Why I Am A Republican; A History Of The Republican Party, A Defense Of Its Policy, And The Reasons…

byGeorge Sewall Boutwell

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN A. LOGAN. OF the personages of American history, a few only have risen to distinction in more than one walk in life. General Logan belongs to the exceptionally small class wh6 have attained eminence, a right to be known historically, in more than one department of effort and contest. The prizes in war are attractive, and the names of those who gain them are known widely. The favor of the multitude is sure to wait upon the successful soldier. The victories of peace are not more easily won than the victories of war; but when won, they do not so readily command the applause of mankind. General Logan has been a successful leader in peace and in war. It was his fortune to be born into a family of attainments in professional and general knowledge, and therefore he enjoyed advantages in his childhood and youth that were not common to frontier life in America a half a century ago. His mother was of Scottish ancestry, and of a family which numbered among its members some who were lawyers and others who were entrusted with public duties. His father was an Irishman in nationality, and a physician by profession. He had the means to command a private tutor for the education of his children, and their opportunities for gaining knowledge were superior to the opportunities of others in the vicinity. General Logan shared and improved these advantages; but he was also trained and disciplined for the stern duties of a soldier and a statesman as a sharer in the hardships of frontier life. He was prepared for the profession of the law by a course of three years at college, and by a full course at the Louisville Law School. Leaving college in his twentieth year, he volunteered as a private in a regiment raised for the Mexican war. He served as a lieut...
Title:Why I Am A Republican; A History Of The Republican Party, A Defense Of Its Policy, And The Reasons…Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217906699

ISBN - 13:9780217906692

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