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ersonal impulse to poetic flight. No cause for regret in this; they need no imperishable literature to prolong their fame to a busy and forgetful posterity. Their deeds are their fittest memorial. The like may be said of Stonewall Jackson, although his picturesque campaigns have been sung in the vivid, rousing stanzas of Palmer's Stonewall Jackson's way. Yet it remains true that fine feeling has usually been touched by the thought of men now overshadowed, of some Zollicoffer, or Ashby, or Pelham. The greatest figure of the war has received a more enduring commemoration. Indeed, Lincoln has inspired the finest imaginative product of the period. Walt Whitman's mystic dirge, When Lilacs last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, which Swinburne enthusiastically pronounced the most sonorous nocturn ever chanted in the church of the world, though too long for inclusion in this volume, consecrates with power and deep-toned solemnity the death of all who never returned from the colossal struggle.
bridge at Bull Run on the heights above, young Pelham, hero of Randall's poem following, won his first laurels Pelham Just as the spring came laughing through the strife, With all its gorgeous chr, flashed the grace Of a divine surprise. Pelham, ‘the great cannoneer’ Randall's poem was s ‘Jeb’ Stuart's order of March 20, 1863, after Pelham's death: ‘The major-general commanding approacion its irreparable loss in the death of Major John Pelham, commanding the Horse Artillery. He fel destroy us, Went he forth, we know. Where Pelham first ‘dazzled the land with deeds’ The Hense on the Bull Run battlefield, the site of John Pelham's first effort. At that time he was only to action; but before the order could be given, Pelham's battery was speaking to the enemy in thundered onward, masking the pieces. I directed Captain Pelham then to take a position farther to the lefalso did the Stuart horse artillery, all under Pelham. The hill held on the extreme left so