The words of Bee.
It was just at this moment our Brigadier-General Bee
came galloping to the Fourth Alabama and said: ‘My brigade is scattered over the field, and you are all of it now at hand.
Men, can you make a charge of bayonets?’
Those poor, battered, and bloody-nosed Alabamians, inspired by the lion like bearing of that heroic officer, responded promptly, ‘Yes, General, we will go wherever you lead, and do whatever you say.’
then said, pointing towards where Jackson
and his men were so valiantly battling about a quarter of a mile to the west and left of us, ‘Yonder stands Jackson like a stone wall.
Let us go to his assistance
Saying this, he dismounted, placed himself at the left of the Fourth Alabama, and led the regiment (what remained of them) to Jackson
's position and joined them on to his right.