The Battle of Shiloh and the Organizations Engaged

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - 122 pages
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Page 1 - An act to authorize condemnation of land for sites of public buildings, and for other purposes...
Page 2 - Park for the purpose of ascertaining and marking the lines of battle of troops engaged therein ; Provided, That before any such lines are permanently designated the position of the lines and the proposed methods of marking them by monuments, tablets, or otherwise shall be submitted...
Page 18 - Infernal gates poured forth a murderous storm of shot and shell and musketry fire which no living thiug could quell or even withstand. Brigade after brigade was led against it, but valor was of no avail. Hindman's brilliant brigades, which had swept everything before them from the field, were shivered into fragments and paralyzed for the remainder of the day.
Page 1 - Tennessee ; that is to say, the area inclosed by the following lines, or so much thereof as the commissioners of the park may deem necessary, to wit : Beginning at low-water mark on the north bank of Snake Creek where it empties into the Tennessee...
Page 2 - That before any such lines are permanently designated the position of the lines and the proposed methods of marking them by monuments, tablets, or otherwise shall be submitted to the Secretary of War, and shall first receive the written approval of the Secretary, which approval shall be based upon formal written reports, which must be made to him in each case by the commissioners of the park.
Page 2 - ... shrubbery that may be growing upon said park, or shall cut down or fell or remove any timber, battle relic? tree or trees growing or being upon said park, or hunt within the limits of the park, or shall remove or destroy any breastworks, earthworks, walls, or other defenses or shelter or any part thereof constructed by the armies formerly engaged in the battles on the lands or approaches to the park...
Page 2 - That it shall be the duty of the commissioners named in the preceding section, under the direction of the Secretary of War ,to superintend the opening of such roads as may be necessary to the purposes of the park, and the repair of the roads of the same, and to ascertain and definitely mark the lines of battle of all troops engaged in the battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga so far as the same shall fall within the lines of the park as defined in the previous sections of this act, and...
Page 1 - Tennessee; thence southwardly in a straight line to the intersection of an east and west line drawn from the point where the road to Hamburg, Tennessee, crosses Lick Creek, near the mouth of the latter ; thence eastward along the said east and west line to the point where the Hamburg road crosses Lick Creek ; thence along the channel of Lick Creek to the Tennessee River ; thence along low-water mark of the Tennessee River to the point of beginning, containing three thousand acres, more or less, and...
Page 2 - War, destroy, mutilate, deface, injure, or remove any monument, column, statues, memorial structures, or work of art that shall be erected or placed upon the grounds of the park by lawful authority, or shall destroy or remove any fence, railing, inclosure, or other work for the protection or ornament of said park, or any portion thereof, or shall destroy, cut, hack, bark, break down, or otherwise injure any tree. bush, or shrubbery that...
Page 1 - State of Tennessee, is hereby declared to be a national military park, whenever title to the same shall have been acquired by the United States and the usual jurisdiction over the lands and roads of the same shall have been granted to the United States by the...

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