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" Dear Madam: I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on the field of battle. "
Bar Briefs - Page 59
1924
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Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ...

Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
...Last Annual Message. recently wounded, was lying in a hospital, and bears date November 21st, 1864. " DEAR MADAM : — I have been shown in the files of...battle. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine, which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming ; but I...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ...

Frank Crosby - Presidents - 1865 - 476 pages
...but Annual Mftange. recently wounded, was lying in a hospital, and bears date November 21st, 1864. " DEAR MADAM : — I have been shown in the files of...battle. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine, which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming ; but I...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...MADAM — I have been shown, ic *he files of the War Department, a statement of the Adjutant-ueneral of Massachusetts, that you are the mother of five...must be any words of mine, which should attempt to bcguilu you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I can not refrain from tendering to you the...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...wounded at the time in the hospital:— Ki«cunv« MANSION, WiSuiseTOn, Ifowmbtr n, IStt DEAK MAJ>AM :—I have been shown in the files of the War Department...statement of the Adjutant-General of Massachusetts, that yon are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on the field of battle. I feel how weak and...
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President Lincoln; Self-pourtrayed

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - Presidents - 1866 - 239 pages
...five sons in the war, and whose sixth was in hospital, seriously wounded, may here be inserted : — " Dear Madam, — I have been shown in the files of...should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss BO overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering to you the consolation that may be found in the...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, 1809-1865 - 1866 - 544 pages
...extreme, he found time to write the following letter: "EXECUTIVE MANSION, Washington, Nov. 21, 1864. "Dear Madam: — I have been shown, in the files of...mother of five sons, who have died gloriously on the fiel.! of battle. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any words of mine which should attempt to beguile...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
...extreme, he found time to write the following letter: "EXECUTIVE MANSION-, Washington, Nov. 21, 1864. "Dear Madam: — I have been shown, in the files of...statement of the Adjutant-general of Massachusetts, that yon are the mother of five sous, who have died gloriously on the field of battle. I feel how weak and...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac Newton Arnold - Slavery - 1866 - 720 pages
...letter is selected from many on this subject : " EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, November 21, 1864. " DEAR MADAM : I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts, that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...letter is selected from many on this subject : " EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, November 21, 1864. " DEAR MADAM : I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts, that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on...
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The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1866 - 705 pages
...followin; letter to the Adjutant General for MR. Bixby: EXECUTIVE MANSIOX, WASHINGTON, 2 1st Nov., 1864. " Dear Madam : I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on...
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