Sentence Examples

  • The feat by which he will be remembered was the destruction of the Confederate ironclad "Albemarle" in the Roanoke river on the 27th of October in 1864.
  • He eluded the Confederate lookout and reached the "Albemarle" unseen.
  • In Congress he joined the radical wing of the Republican party, advocated the confiscation of Confederate property, approved and defended the Wade-Davis manifesto denouncing the tameness of Lincoln, and was soon recognized as a hard worker and ready speaker.
  • Many voters absent in the Confederate army when the vote was taken refused to acknowledge the transfer on their return.
  • The absence in the army of the Confederate sympathizers helps to explain the small vote against the formation of the new state.

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