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The reminiscences of Carl Schurz

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Published by Doubleday, Page & Co. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by Carl L. Schurz]
ContributionsBancroft, Frederic, 1860-1945, Dunning, William Archibald, 1857-1922
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24635919M
OCLC/WorldCa31340446

When the sun went down the Twelfth Corps was on the field and the Third Corps arriving. There has been much speculation as to whether the The reminiscences of Carl Schurz book would not have won the battle of Gettysburg had they pressed the attack on the first day after the substantial overthrow of the First and Eleventh Corps. This I did, and my skirmishers, too, captured prisoners in considerable number. In other ways also he enlarged my horizon. But if he begins each time by examining the circumstances under which the oration was delivered, the purpose it was to serve, the points upon which special stress was to be laid, and the personalities which were involved in the proceeding, he will be imperceptibly hurried along by the desire to discover with what representations and arguments, what attacks and defenses, what appeals to reason, honor, or passion, the orator has sought to carry his cause, and the quickened interest in the subject will soon overcome all the linguistic difficulties. Sometimes I went to my uncle's house at Lind, a half-hour's walk from Cologne, to visit two cousins of about my own age.

Is it wise to devote so large a part of the time and of the learning-strength of boys to the study of the Latin and the Greek languages and the classical literatures? As Carl Schorske puts it, "To illustrate and propagate his concept of Bildungcompounded of Benedictine world piety, German humanismand Biedermeier conventionality, Stifter gave to the world his novel Der Nachsommer". It is likewise true that many officers and men, among others General Schimmelfennig, became entangled in cross streets, and alleys without thoroughfare, and were captured by the enemy pressing after them. This I read from beginning to end, and reread what had especially interested me.

What a blessing it would have been to the church and to all within reach of its influence, if, not only some, but all of its teachers had opened its whole heaven, with the full countenance of The reminiscences of Carl Schurz book, not only to its believers, but to all innocent and virtuous human souls. After leaving office, he worked as an editor for various newspapers. When traveling in through Germany I heard from an old school fellow that Bone, in failing health, had retired to Wiesbaden. But, surely, it should not, as our boyish jingoes wish it to do, swagger about among the nations of the world, with a chip on its shoulder, shaking its fist in everybody's face. No sooner had the attacking column appeared on the open than our batteries, which had in the meantime been re-formed and well supplied with ammunition, opened upon them from the front and from the right and left, with a terrific fire.


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Still, he was disquieted again by the continued presence of the rebel infantry around him, until late in the night he heard something like the passing around of an order among them in a low voice, whereupon they seemed quietly to slink away. First, I tried the "regular official channels. Pursuing his advocacy of honest The reminiscences of Carl Schurz book, he headed the National Civil Service Reform League from to This was a hard blow.

All that was vague or abstract or not perceptible to the senses was at first severely forbidden. If circumstances required it, it was his place, not mine, to issue the order.

Gratz Brown governor. The reminiscences of Carl Schurz book went to my teacher of religion and confided to him the condition of my mind with perfect frankness.

The following year, he moved to St. Inhe was an unsuccessful Republican candidate for lieutenant-governor. He resigned from the army as soon as the war ended.

To look after the wounded of my command, I visited the places where the surgeons were at work. He remained active The reminiscences of Carl Schurz book politics and led the " Mugwump " movement, which opposed nominating James G.

Not far from me stood my father; he laughed aloud and evidently was extremely proud. Parker, the Democratic candidate. I threw myself into this new task with eagerness.

He was at his best in his incessant attacks upon public corruption. I said in my official report: "In this part of the action, which was almost a hand-to-hand struggle, officers and men showed the highest courage and determination. In a moment my people around me were soundly asleep among the shattered gravestones.

But, after all, the fact remains that in whatever shape the troops issued from the town, they were promptly reorganized, each was under the colors of his regiment, and in as good a fighting trim as before, save that their ranks were fearfully thinned by the enormous losses suffered during the day.

But if he begins each time by examining the circumstances under which the oration was delivered, the purpose it was to serve, the points upon which special stress was to be laid, and the personalities which were involved in the proceeding, he will be imperceptibly hurried along by the desire to discover with what representations and arguments, what attacks and defenses, what appeals to reason, honor, or passion, the orator has sought to carry his cause, and the quickened interest in the subject will soon overcome all the linguistic difficulties.

Antiseptic methods were still unknown at that time. There was nothing of extraordinary solemnity in the "good-night" we gave one another when we parted. He was named as an influence by W. A delegate to the Republican National Convention which met to nominate Grant for the presidency inSchurz was at once chosen temporary chairman of the convention, and made the keynote address.

Schurz was identified with the committee's investigation of arms sales to and cartridge manufacture for the French army by the United States government during the Franco-Prussian War.

He opposed Grant's Santo Domingo policy — after Fessenden's death, Schurz was a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs — his Southern policy, and the government's selling arms and making cartridges for the French army in the Franco-Prussian War.

He expressed his gratitude with touching simplicity. Grant won by a landslide, and Greeley died shortly after the election. Schurz was a member of the Literary Society of Washington from to They advanced a short distance, unlimbered, fired a few discharges, limbered up again and galloped back — probably to make us believe that the enemy, although repulsed, was still on the ground in fighting trim.

The quiet life of the first years in Cologne was not without its excitements. Of course the play as I wrote it amounted to nothing; but in weaving the plot through successive scenes, and in writing out some of the dialogues, I enjoyed the full bliss of literary creation.

On the other hand, Lee's failure at Gettysburg — if we call it only that — had dashed the highest hopes of the Southern people. They would hardly find it in their hearts to do so, had they ever witnessed scenes like these, and thought of the untold miseries connected with them that were spread all over the land.The Reminiscences of Carl Schurz - pdf: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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