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... Byam, of Linn County, authorizing him to raise a regiment to be called "The Iowa Temperance Regiment." Circulars were accordingly distributed by Byam through Linn and the adjoining counties ... They were composed of men of temperance principles and temperance habits—that is to say, of men who touched not, taste not, handle not spirituous or malt liquor, wine or cider ... Out of the companies reported as ready to join the regiment, choice was made as follows three from Linn County, F,G, and H, under Captains Dimmitt, Vinson, and Carbee two from Cedar, B and C, Captains ...
Famous quotes containing the words regiment and/or temperance:
“What makes a regiment of soldiers a more noble object of view than the same mass of mob? Their arms, their dresses, their banners, and the art and artificial symmetry of their position and movements.”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)