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The Daily Dispatch: November 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Jackson's brigade — separation between him and them. (search)
m describing a scene which occurred here to-day. It is known that, since his promotion, General Thomas Jackson has been ordered to the command of the Northwestern division; and, on to-day, he bid farof all her troops, but to Jackson's brigade she owes her largest debt. The appearance of Gen. Jackson was received with not the slightest applause. The officers and men he commanded knew for what purpose they had been formed, and felt not like cheering. Gen. Jackson briefly and feelingly addressed his assembled comrades as follows: Officers and Soldiers of the 1st Brigade: I am no followed by three and three more. Unable to stand such evidences of affection any longer, General Jackson waved farewell and galloped away. The different regiments returned slowly to their quarternot often witnessed, and which make upon spectators impressions not easily eradicated. General Jackson's headquarters for the present will be at Winchester. His duties will be very onerous, and