warfare — audacity, wariness, enterprise, and unfailing resources.
Morgan lost his life in the war, and his friend and comrade became his biographer.
Duke's Life of Morgan, without any attempt at art, has the rare merit of combining truth and picturesqueness in narration.
It is the work of an intelligent soldier and an honest gentleman.
When Bramlette invaded Lexington, Morgan secured his arms and got away with his company on the 20th of September.
He was joined at Bardstown by Captain Wickliffe's company, and they reached Buckner in safety on the 30th of September.
Morgan was soon put in command of a squadron, composed of his own company, Captain Bowles's, and Captain Allen's, and did excellent service on outpost duty, getting here the training that afterward made him famous.
It has already been mentioned that seven regiments of Kentucky infantry were recruited at Bowling Green during the autumn of 1861, though some of them were feeble in numbers.
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