Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major Haydon” in chapter 42 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
... of duty, thinking not of self.
General Preston wrote :
I felt at Shiloh, when your father fell, that our last hope of victory perished, and that his place would never be supplied.
Major Haydon , in his Rough notes on Shiloh, says:
Thus fell one of the greatest generals of the age. He fell where heroes like to fall — in the arms of victory upon the battle-field.
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