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 than once took the battle flag of the regiment from the color bearer, waved it aloft, and rushed in front of the command, but he didn't fail to boast about it next day. Dr. Moore complimented me by selecting me to deliver one number in his course of lectures, and I had busied myself writing a speech on ‘True Courage,’ but the Sunday night I was to deliver it found us marching, and it was never heard. General Battle and Major R. H. Powell, of the Third Alabama, from Union Springs, were prominent members of our Christian Association. The disposition of a large majority of the men was religious, and I fully believe that the vast majority of those whose lives were lost had their noble souls translated to the realms of the hereafter, to live forever with the good and true.
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