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llowers of the first Napoleon.
Dominated by patriotism, his ardor yielded neither to hunger nor nakedness.
The following statement contains a just tribute to a gallant and efficient officer—a present honored and useful citizen of Richmond:
Richmond, Va., May 29, 1888.
In connection with the prevalent idea so often expressed that there was little or no discipline in the Army of Northern Virginia [?], I take pleasure in putting on record what I heard General Harry Heth say of General John R. Cooke's North Carolina brigade, composed of the Fifteenth, Twenty-seventh, Forty-sixth, Forty-eighth and Fifty-fifth North Carolina regiments.
We were talking on the subject of discipline of troops, and he said that he thought at no time had the United States army ever been in better condition and discipline than the command of General Albert Sydney Johnston in Utah in 1858, and that no portion of that command was in better drill, discipline and general efficiency than the brigade above