Speech of Governor Brough: Delivered at Circleville, Ohio, Sept, 3 (Classic Reprint)

Speech of Governor Brough Delivered at Circleville Ohio Sept Classic Reprint Excerpt from Speech of Governor Brough Delivered at Circleville Ohio Sept It is said you have been struggling through four long years of war to crush the rebellion and sustain your Government That

  • Title: Speech of Governor Brough: Delivered at Circleville, Ohio, Sept, 3 (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: John Brough
  • ISBN: 9781331406389
  • Page: 276
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Speech of Governor Brough Delivered at Circleville, Ohio, Sept, 3It is said you have been struggling through four long years of war to crush the rebellion and sustain your Government That is true but your fathers struggled through seven years of war dreary than you have seen, to establish the same Government which you are endeavoring to preserve The,Excerpt from Speech of Governor Brough Delivered at Circleville, Ohio, Sept, 3It is said you have been struggling through four long years of war to crush the rebellion and sustain your Government That is true but your fathers struggled through seven years of war dreary than you have seen, to establish the same Government which you are endeavoring to preserve The, were tories in the revolution as there are peace clanrorers now There was not a time during that long war when your fathers were not Urged to yield up the contest and make peace with their enemies But they stood firm, endured privations, and every abuse that could be heaped upon them for Seven long years, struggling on until at last they came out victorious, and as the result transmitted to you the best government Cod ever gave to man A re you such degenerate sons as to be willing to surrender that great Government into the hands of rebels, or their sympathizers, after only four years contest cries of no, no Certainly not You have not so degenerated you can not, will not do it.When you are called upon to engage in this civil contest, at the ballot box, I wish you could look into the trenches at Petersburg, or those in front of Atlanta, I was going to say, but thank God and glorious old Sherman, our army has left them and gone forward into Atlanta itself applause I wish you could have looked into the trenches before Atlanta a few days ago, and witnessed the privations which your noble brothers cheerfully endure, and have heard them talking among themselves of their willingness to tight For your liberties if you would only take care of the rebel element at home And with your votes hold them powerless for evil If you could have seen and heard these things you would rally in numbers and with a power unequaled by your election of last year, and proclaim to the world that you are prepared to, continue this contest as 10110 as rebel endurance holds out against you.The issue is made up On the 7th of June last, the National Union Con vention met in Balti, and nominated by acclamation, without one dis senting voice, your present President a candidate for re election and although your Convention was unanimous in its choice, it may be that there are those who would prefer another man If there are such, and whatever you or I may have thought as to the wisdom of that selection, all objection should pass away now, for your ticket represents the Government of your country and not the interests of any man Criticism might be made, but this is not the time for it that time will come by and by, when criticism may be indulged in without injury to our country s cause 70 must stand by the platform that pledges unwavering support of the Union, until the rebellion is crushed, or the rebels willingly lay down their arms They want peace They can have it any time, by laying down their arms, and yielding obedience to the laws and the Constitution, and they can t have it by anything short of that cheers.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis 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.

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