his ability as a soldier all through his history of his campaigns, but I quote only from his comparison of Jackson and Wellington.
If his military characteristics are compared with those of so great a soldier as Wellington, it will be sWellington, it will be seen that in many respects they run on parallel lines.
Both had perfect confidence in their own capacity.
I can do, said Jackson, whatever I will to do, while the Duke, when a young general in India, congratulated himself that he had learned not to ct that no officer could possibly misunderstand, and none dared to disobey.
Exactly the same terms might be applied to Wellington.
Again, although naturally impetuous, glorying in war, they had no belief in a lucky star ; their imagination was alwarned to his courier, and said: Let the column cross the road.
and his plan of battle was designed with the rapidity as Wellington's at Salamanca.
Lee called Jackson his right arm, and wrote him when he was wounded at Chancellorsville: