Abbildungen der Seite
PDF
EPUB
[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]

The Great Rebellion will invest Washington City with far more interest in the eyes of the American people than it has heretofore possessed. Though no battle may have been fought there, the scenes of which it was the theatre at the opening of the war will occupy the very first pages of the historian's record ; and it was there that the larger portion of the people repaired to look upon the pomp and circumstance of war, and form their first and most lasting impressions. There, too, the great majority of the soldiers were first initiated into the mysteries of camp life, and of drill; and there probably much the larger number will have been gathered into the hospitals, and

« ZurückWeiter »