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ustration of how Christian soldiers of that army were wont to die. Colonel Willie Pegram, the boy artillerist, as he was familiarly called, left the University of Virginia, at the breaking out of the war, as a private soldier, rose to the rank of colonel of artillery (he refused a tender of promotion to the command of an infantry brigade), upon more than one occasion elicited high praise from A. P. Hill, Jackson, and Lee, arid, at the early age of twenty-two, fell on the ill-fated field of Five Forks, gallantly resisting the overwhelming odds against him. His last words were: I have done my duty, and now I turn to my Saviour
And thus I might fill pages with the dying words of these noble men, which are, indeed, apples of gold in pictures of silver, and show that they were taught by God's spirit how to live, and how to die. But I have already exceeded my allotted space, and must hasten to close.
No! it was not discipline alone which made the Army of Northern Virginia what it was —