Address at the Observance of the Tenth Anniversary of the Armistice

February 16, 2021

Title: Address at the Observance of the Tenth Anniversary of the Armistice under the Auspices of the American Legion Date: November 11, 1928 Location: The Washington Auditorium, Washington D.C. Fellow Countrymen: We meet to give thanks for 10 more years of peace. Amid the multitude of bounties which have been bestowed upon us, we count that our […]

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Bunker Hill Day

April 24, 2014

Title: Bunker Hill Day Date: June 17, 1918 Location: Roxbury Historical Society, Roxbury, Massachusetts (Original document available here) Reverence is the measure not of others but of ourselves. This assemblage on the one hundred and forty-third anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill tells not only of the spirit of that day but of the spirit of to-day. […]

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At the Home of Augustus P. Gardner

April 24, 2014

Title: At the Home of Augustus P. Gardner Date: September 1, 1916 Location: Hamilton, Massachusetts (Original document available here) Standing here in the presence of our host, our thoughts naturally turn to a discussion of “Preparedness.” I do not propose to overlook that issue; but I shall offer suggestions of another kind of “preparedness.” Not that I shrink […]

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