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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 16 2 Browse Search
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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 14 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 8 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 6 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.26 (search)
pomattox. A great young nation was extinguished like a dying star. A whole people, genius, valor, patriotism and renown, went down in calamity and ruin. Does not Providence cast down the great, the gifted, and the good to demonstrate virtue, and to instruct us to be careless of fortune? A soldier must take his fate, whether it comes with death, as it did to Charles XII, to Wallerstein, to Gustavus Adolphus, to Hampden and Sidney, to Jackson and Stuart, to Polk, to Cleburne, to Pegram and Pelham, to Wolfe, to Warren, and Sidney Johnston; whether it comes by wounds, as to Joe Johnston and Ewell, whether in gloom and disaster, as to Hannibal, to Napoleon, to Lee and Early. But the deed lives. What did he dare? What did he do? Ad parebat quo nihil iniquiusest ex eventua famam habiturum, said Livy of old, of one who got fame, not from his own deed, but from happy deliverance, and who, in the chance medley and motley wear of this tumultuous sphere, has not learned that the tricks of
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.27 (search)
like a wall’ The battle-accolade, Knighting the great Brigade And him who at its head had drawn his sword and prayed. VIII. Booted and spurred, his troopers riding ever Ready for the fierce fray, entwined around His brows the laurel leaves that made forever Thenceforth the name of Stuart glory-crowned: They followed where he led They conquered where he bled; Gladly had each one died in the lost leader's stead. IX. Can you not hear booming across the years The thunderous echoes of young Pelham's guns? There went to war than her red cannoneers None higher-hearted of the South's true sons; Whatever else betide, Down the dim years they ride Who joyous rode to death as bridegroom to his bride. X. Beyond the vast of time we can descry In memory the white foam and the sweep Of the great Ram, Virginia; and on high The Southern pennant fluttering o'er the deep; And hear the sullen roar Of the grim guns she bore Proclaiming Freedom's fight from listening shore to shore. XI. In many a