Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee at the ... Meeting[s] ..., 30. köide

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Page 81 - that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 56 - He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment seat : Oh ! be swift, my soul, to answer Him ! be jubilant, my feet ! Our God is marching on. In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me : As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on.
Page 83 - that a committee be appointed to inquire into the expediency of altering the flag of the United States.
Page 83 - Jack" is the union or blue field of the flag. The Revenue Marine Service flag, authorized by Act of Congress, March 2, 1799, was originally prescribed to "consist of sixteen perpendicular stripes, alternate red and white, the union of the ensign bearing the arms of the United States in dark blue on a white field.
Page 82 - Her descendants assert that a committee of Congress accompanied by General Washington, who was in Philadelphia in June, 1776, called upon Mrs. Ross and engaged her to make the flag from a rough drawing, which, at her suggestion, was redrawn by General Washington with pencil, in her back parlor, and the flag thus designed was adopted by Congress.
Page 84 - That on the admission of every new State into the Union, one star be added to the union of the Flag ; and that such addition shall take effect on the fourth of July next succeeding such admission.
Page 101 - And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves, While the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves.
Page 84 - That from and after the fourth day of July next, the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white ; that the union be twenty stars, white in a blue field.
Page 104 - Peace in the quiet dales, Made rankly fertile by the blood of men; Peace in the woodland, and the lonely glen, Peace in the peopled vales! Peace in the crowded town, Peace in a thousand fields of waving grain, Peace in the highway and the flowery lane, Peace on the wind-swept down!
Page 48 - Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be hereby directed to transmit copies of this resolution to the President and Vice President of the United States, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and to each Senator and Representative from California in the Congress of the United States.

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