Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harry Hays” in chapter 20, page 207 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...vastly superior to his own. The elan of General Hays, first shown at Bull Run, was to find voice in a proverb which ran like a red line through the fighting years of the Confederacy— Dashing as Harry Hays shouted the army and echoed the newspapers.
In 1861-65 army and press combined made a war proverb.
On the evening of July 20th, Beauregard, bidding good night to his generals at his headquarter...
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