Hosts of the Capitol Connection in Washington, D.C.

They Drank from the Same Canteen

Captain S. P. Horrall tells a pretty story of an incident during the battle of Perryville, Kentucky on October 8, 1862. Captain Horrall thus relates it: “The Forty-second regiment, by overpowering numbers, was compelled to surrender the ground that had been fought over, back and forth, three times, being held alternately by the Federals and…

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Let Our Flag Wave Over Them, Let Our Flowers Deck Their Graves

“The graves of our dead soldiers command the respect…of all. Particularly this year, when there are at Arlington a large number of new-made mounds; when or the hillsides of Cuba and Porto Rico, and about the swamps of the Philippines, other American soldiers are buried, we should think of and decorate the graves of our…

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