Hero Tales from American History cover

Hero Tales from American History

Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924)

1. 01 – Washington
2. 02 – Daniel Boone and the Founding of Kentucky
3. 03 – George Rogers Clark and the Conquest of the Northwest
4. 04 – The Battle of Trenton
5. 05 – Bennington
6. 06 – King’s Mountain
7. 07 – The Storming of Stony Point
8. 08 – Gouverneur Morris
9. 09 – The Burning of the ‘Philadelphia’
10. 10 – The Cruise of the ‘Wasp’
11. 11 – The ‘General Armstrong’ Privateer
12. 12 – The Battle of New Orleans
13. 13 – John Quincy Adams and the Right of Petition
14. 14 – Francis Parkman
15. 15 – ‘Remember the Alamo’
16. 16 – Hampton Roads
17. 17 – The Flag-Bearer
18. 18 – The Death of Stonewall Jackson
19. 19 – The Charge at Gettysburg
20. 20 – General Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign
21. 21 – Robert Gould Shaw
22. 22 – Charles Russell Lowell
23. 23 – Sheridan at Cedar Creek
24. 24 – Lieutenant Cushing and the Ram ‘Albemarle’
25. 25 – Farragut at Mobile Bay
26. 26 – Lincoln

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Summary

Its purpose … is to tell in simple fashion the story of some Americans who showed that they knew how to live and how to die; who proved their truth by their endeavor; and who joined to the stern and manly qualities which are essential to the well-being of a masterful race the virtues of gentleness, of patriotism, and of lofty adherence to an ideal.It is a good thing for all Americans … to remember the men who have given their lives in war and peace to the service of their fellow-countrymen, and to keep in mind the feats of daring and personal prowess done in time past by some of the many champions of the nation in the various crises of her history.