Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: April 30, 1863., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Christian or search for Christian in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

Here another aid from the same General dashed up to say that "the General says he will inevitably be driven from his position unless reinforced." I heard Gen. Lee say: "Tell the General I have no reinforcements to send; to hold his ground if it is possible." Turning to Bob, he continued, "Yes my son, we must drive those people back! Tell your Captain I want him to take his gun over to the left again" He then rode on, and we pitched into the fight again. Alluding to his refusal of commissions, the correspondent says: Time and again he has been solicited and urged to accept commissions with easy and honorable position on staff duty; but he has invariably declined — assigning as a reason that he did not think his father approved of inexperienced boys holding positions over men; that he reckoned he would put him in the way of getting a commission when he considered him deserving of it. Added to his many other virtues, like his father, he is a consistent, humble Christian.