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The General replied that he had not, but that he had noticed he had been confoundedly in the way. When questioned, Lieutenant Haines admitted he had endeavored to shield his father, as he thought if anything happened he was better able to endure it, and his father's life was of more consequence than his. Lieutenant Mervyn Buckey, of Maryland, had just graduated at West Point when the Spanish War broke out. He was put in command of a company, and when it landed on the shores of Cuba was told to wait until the other boats came with men and arms.

She replied, "The Government will give you arms. I mean mental preparation. You are not going on a hunt, to return when you are tired; but if you go, it must be to stay and do your part. " It was Casabianca. He went and manfully held his place. His officer is dead and I do not know if his mother ever received the message. His comrades said that he often told the story and repeated the verses by the camp fire. <><><><><><><><><><><><> W. U. Murkland The students of Hampden Sidney College went in the army en masse, led by their professors.

Hull 1998 Reprint Copyright by David J. Moore Published in the United States of America By Eakin Press An Imprint of Sunbelt Media, Inc. O. Drawer 90159 Austin, Texas 78709-0159 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.  1833.  Hull. p. cm. , 1905. Includes index.  Title. A. "Let laurels, drench'd in pure Parnassian dews, Reward his mem'ry, dear to ev'ry muse, Who, with a courage of unshaken root, In honour's field advancing his firm foot, Plants it upon the line that justice draws, And will prevail or perish in her cause.

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