Tar-Heel War Record: In the Great World War (Classic Reprint)

Tar Heel War Record In the Great World War Classic Reprint Excerpt from Tar Heel War Record In the Great World WarNorth Carolina may well feel a strong thrill of pride when the noble enterprise of its men and women during the period of the great world conflic

  • Title: Tar-Heel War Record: In the Great World War (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: J R Graham
  • ISBN: 9780266902942
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Excerpt from Tar Heel War Record In the Great World WarNorth Carolina may well feel a strong thrill of pride when the noble enterprise of its men and women during the period of the great world conflict is rehearsed The men were eager and willing to respond to Old Glory s call to arms and the women at home lost no time in busying themselves in things intended to lessen thExcerpt from Tar Heel War Record In the Great World WarNorth Carolina may well feel a strong thrill of pride when the noble enterprise of its men and women during the period of the great world conflict is rehearsed The men were eager and willing to respond to Old Glory s call to arms and the women at home lost no time in busying themselves in things intended to lessen the suffering of those over seas The splen did manhood of the Old North State manifested itself time and again on the field of battle and on the high seas How many times a North Carolinian s name went down into imper ishable fame for deeds of valor and self sacrifice in behalf of the greatest cause of all time The women at home, God bless them, spurred them on to high purpose, fired their souls with memories of their illustrious ancestors in the days of 64 and afforded them that warmth of love and trust and faith that kept them from doing not less than the best that was in them Many of our women went overseas as nurses, and canteen workers, and one is sure that their very presence was a blessing to our men At home in the great drives for humane institutions they surpassed themselves in the good they accomplished.Within the covers of this book are presented symposiums of many who gave of themselves and of their substance that the world might be made safe to live in and that the despots of Europe might be erased from the maps of the future generations When one views the war in retrospection it is then that these sketches gain the significance that give them the place in every North Carolina home that they deserve There is doubtless in this book mention of some loved one, set forth in all truthfulness, that gives Him or her a little firmer hold on our heart.The publishers have spent considerable time, money and effort in bringing out this book, but the compensation that is theirs in feeling that they have produced a work worth while is worth than the material gain to be derived from their labors.As it goes to press the writer is looking over several of the proof sheets He sees many of his dearest friends in the eulogies and one in particular who has died since the book was planned He was a veteran of the overseas army and contracted trouble of the stomach from which he never fully recovered and which finally resulted in his death He was a modest fel low, the best friend that one could desire, and when I wrote up a brief review of his service I did so with due modesty, for I knew well how strongly he would object to anything flowery He just simply wanted the plain facts, without frills And that is the way he lived and of such men North Carolina is justly proud For he is typical of the fineness of the manhood of the state.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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