They will demand another shot.
We will grant it with pistols at ten paces, said Fry, and as he said, the second of the Captain came forward and demanded another shot.
We agree, said Jackson, and we will fight with pistols at ten paces.
The Captain declined the terms, the men were never reconciled.
The Captain died many years after, regretting that he had not killed Lee.
Jackson was a strict constructionist of all orders and of all points of duty.
Obeyed the order.
When John Brown made his attempt to arouse insurrection in Virginia, Governor Wise called out the troops, of the State, and ordered the Corps of Cadets to be held ready for immediate service.
General Smith, superintendent of the corps, promptly obeyed the orders.
Major Jackson reported at the guard-room ready for the field.
General Smith, after giving attention to some matters requiring it, said: Major Jackson, you will remain as you are till further orders.
At that moment Major Jackson was seated upo