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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Refused to burn it. [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, April 27, 1902.] (search)
tory of General Robert E. Lee, alluded to the foregoing incident, and is also recited in John William Jones' History of the United States. During the retreat from the invasion of Pennsylvania referred to McCausland's command reached Moorefield, in Hardy county, and encamped there on the 6th of August. Man of iron resolution. The Confederate Military History says: The lines were made, the camps pitched, and the pickets posted according to the orders of Brigadier-General McCauslanded only after several assaults upon its lines. foot noteā€”It carried off the Twenty-first Virginia Cavalry like chaff before the whirlwind, leaving Peters shot through the body, mortally wounded, if any wound can be mortal. But human will triumphs over human anatomy and surgical possibilities, and Peters survives to this day as indomitable in his Latin professorship (at the University of Virginia) as he was that drear morning at Moorefield. Confederate Military History, Volume II, page 13