The Honest American Voter's Little Catechism for 1880

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Author: Blythe Harding
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,541 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.3
LoC Categories: JC, PZ
Downloads: 428
Added to site: 2009.02.15
mnybks.net#: 23436
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Humor, Politics
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ht to be scalped. Hayes deserves one for that, anyhow.

Can you mention any "hot affairs" in which he was engaged?

--Yes; he led the "left" wing of the Credit Mobilier brigade in the raid on the Treasury, under Oakes Ames, was desperately wounded and received honorable mention from Schuyler Colfax, since dismissed the service. He headed the "forlorn hope" in the attack on the Washington pavements. Was again badly wounded; this time in the--no, I mean, from behind by his own men. In this attack a private named de Golyer used a $5,000 dollar bill for wadding, which was found when the wound was probed. This wound is still open, as well as the first, and both give the daring partisan constant and dreadful annoyance.

What great services to the country! Go on, please.

--He was conspicuous in many other engagements. He covered the advance of the Salary and Back Pay Brigade in another fierce assault on the Treasury. Here he was so desperately wou

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