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  • In Franklin cemetery rest the remains of Daniel Boone and of Theodore O'Hara (1820-1867), a lawyer, soldier, journalist and poet, who served in the U.S. army in 1846-1848 during the Mexican War, took part in filibustering expeditions to Cuba, served in the Confederate army, and is best known as the author of "The Bivouac of the Dead," a poem written for the burial in Frankfort of some soldiers who had lost their lives at Buena Vista.
  • Were settling down into bivouac; they were still but a short march from the decisive field.
  • He seemed unaware of the vital importance of the moment, crouched shivering over a bivouac fire, and finally rode back to Dresden, leaving no specific orders for the further pursuit.
  • At that moment Napoleon was in the midst of his troops, thousands of whom had made their bivouac-straw into torches in his honour.
  • By evening it was expected that the whole would have crossed the Sambre, and would bivouac between the sundered allies.

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