Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Gardiner” in chapter 1 of J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army:

... men. Armies had been hitherto regarded as decidedly demoralizing, and it had passed into a proverb: The worse the man the better the soldier, against which the examples of Hedley Vickars, Havelock, Colonel Gardiner and other Christian soldiers were cited in vain. It is not for a moment denied that these fears were well-founded, and that as a rule the influence of an army is demoralizing. Its very object is ...
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