Ulysses S. Grant

April 14, 2020

Title: Ulysses S. Grant Date: April 27, 1922 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Dedication of the monument to General Ulysses S. Grant The world has always worshipped power. As in their humblest beginnings mankind stood in wonder before the forces of nature, so now in their highest development they stand in reverence before the figure of […]

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Bunker Hill Day

April 24, 2014

Title: Bunker Hill Day Date: June 17, 1918 Location: Roxbury Historical Society, Roxbury, Massachusetts (Original document available here) Reverence is the measure not of others but of ourselves. This assemblage on the one hundred and forty-third anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill tells not only of the spirit of that day but of the spirit of to-day. […]

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