The Life of Stonewall Jackson: From Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives, and Personal Acquaintance

C. B. Richardson, 1863 - 305 頁

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第 223 頁 - All quiet along the Potomac to-night, Where the soldiers lie peacefully dreaming ; Their tents, in the rays of the clear autumn moon. Or the light of the watch-fires are gleaming.
第 264 頁 - I have just received your note, informing me that you were wounded. I cannot express my regret at the occurrence. Could I have directed events, I should have chosen, for the good of the country, to have been disabled in your stead. I congratulate you upon the victory which is due to your skill and energy.
第 223 頁 - Tis nothing, — a private or two, now and then, Will not count in the news of the battle ; Not an officer lost, — only one of the men Moaning out, all alone, the death-rattle.
第 138 頁 - The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which he can most easily advance against the enemy.
第 202 頁 - It is for you to decide your destiny freely and without constraint. This army will respect your choice, whatever it may be ; and while the Southern people will rejoice to welcome you to your natural position among them, they will only welcome you when you come of your own free will. "RE LEE,
第 79 頁 - ... The lily and the rose; Whose fragrance lives in many lands, Whose beauty stars the earth, And lights the hearths of happy homes With loveliness and worth. We thought they slept! — the sons who kept The names of noble sires, And slumbered while the darkness crept Around their vigil fires; But, aye, the "Golden Horseshoe" Knights Their old Dominion keep, Whose foes have found enchanted ground, But not a knight asleep!
第 221 頁 - No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!
第 78 頁 - Who climbed the blue Virginian hills Against embattled foes, And planted there in valleys fair The lily and the rose; Whose fragrance lives in many lands, Whose beauty stars the earth And lights the hearths of happy homes With loveliness and worth.
第 86 頁 - McDowell has been ordered to march upon that city by the shortest route. "He is ordered, keeping himself always in position to save the capital from all possible attack, so to operate as to put his left wing in communication with your right wing, and you are instructed to co-operate so as to establish this communication as soon as possible, by extending your right wing to the north of Richmond.
第 35 頁 - In the army of the Potomac you were the First Brigade! In the second corps of the army you are the First Brigade ! You are the First Brigade in the affections of your general ; and I hope by your future deeds and bearing you will be handed down to posterity as the First Brigade in this our second war of independence. Farewell !" As the last words echoed in their ears, and Jackson turned to leave them the long-pent-up feeling burst forth.