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nassas, and had suffered severely in all, and who had already fought for several hours that morning, would never have been sent to the rear to recruit if there had been further need for them in front, but, as General Gordon said of his corps at Appomattox, they had been fought to a frazzle.
General J. R. Jones, commanding Jackson's old division on the morning of September 17, reports this division of four brigades as not numbering over 1,600 men at the beginning of the fight, and its casualtithe columns of The Sun, have been of great interest to the participants in the battle.
The incidents of the campaign of ‘62 are as fresh in my memory as if they happened yesterday instead of forty-one years ago.
General Lee was asked after Appomattox by a prominent lady in Alexandria which battle he felt most proud of, and he answered: Sharpsburg, for I fought against greater odds then than in any battle of the war.
I doubt if any army on earth ever endured greater hardships or went thro