Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: November 8, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Harper's Ferry (West Virginia, United States) or search for Harper's Ferry (West Virginia, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

The Daily Dispatch: November 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Jackson's brigade — separation between him and them. (search)
reason to be proud of all her troops, but to Jackson's brigade she owes her largest debt. The appearance of Gen. Jackson was received with not the slightest applause. The officers and men he commanded knew for what purpose they had been formed, and felt not like cheering. Gen. Jackson briefly and feelingly addressed his assembled comrades as follows: Officers and Soldiers of the 1st Brigade: I am not here to make a speech, but simply to say farewell. I first met you at Harper's Ferry, in the commencement of this war, and I cannot take leave of you without giving expression to my admiration for your conduct from that day to this, whether on the march, the bivouac, the tented-field, or on the bloody Plains of Manassas, where you gained the well-deserved reputation of having decided the fate of the battle. Throughout the broad extent of country over which you have marched, by your respects for the rights and property of citizens, you have shown that you were soldiers n