d, a surrender would have been inevitable.
By that time order had been evolved from chaos and the position made tenable.
In the April number of 1873 of the Southern Historical Society Papers General Lee is represented as saying If I had had Stonewall Jackson at Gettysburg, we would have won a great victory.
It is difficult for any reader of Jackson's campaigns not to come to the same conclusion, and it is no more reflection on any of them to say they were not Marlboroughs, Napoleons or Von Moltkes.
Under Jackson's example doubts and delays would have been replaced by decisions and prompt action, and in all probability the Federal army would, notwithstanding General Meade's ability and energy, have been defeated in detail before the short time at his disposal enabled him to concentrate his scattered corps.
Jackson on Ewell.
What General Jackson thought of General Ewell's services may be inferred from Dr. Dabney's account of an interview between Jackson and Mr. Boteler, held