Report of the New York Monuments Commission on the Dedication of Monument to the Seventy-Ninth Regiment Highlanders New York Volunteers, Knoxville, Tenn., September 23, 1918 (Classic Reprint)
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Wydanie: 2018 r.
Excerpt from Report of the New York Monuments Commission on the Dedication of Monument to the Seventy-Ninth Regiment Highlanders New York Volunteers, Knoxville, Tenn., September 23, 1918<br><br>Report on Monument Erected at Knoxville, Tennessee, to the Seventy-ninth New York Volunteer Regiment (highlanders) and Dedication Proceedings Thereof, Held on September 23, 1918.<br><br>Giving credit where credit was due was well illustrated at Knox ville ou September 23, 1918, when a monument was dedicated there to one of the New York infantry regiments that took part in the East Tennessee campaign, during the fall and winter Of 1863. This regiment, the Seventy-ninth New York Highlanders, established a high reputation for valor and all-round dependability in the thirty odd fields Where it was in action. Whether in wide spread operations, time and again, or pent up in beleaguered quarters, fighting on the defensive against heavy odds, as in the siege of Knoxville, their sum of service and pro'portion of sacrifice stamp the Highlanders as one of the foremost organizations that served in the Union armies. Consequently, there was no denying the fact that they were deserving of lasting memorial honors when their veteran association sought eventually to put this laudable ambition into effect.<br><br>The Highlanders took What was practically a leading part in the defense of Fort Sanders, November 919, 1863; and it was this famed arena, among all the scenes of memorable exploits in which they participated, that they had constantly in mind for erecting a monument to their regiment.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.