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Great, but involved, look at Jackson's role in the early part of the Civil War. His genius is compared to Napoleon's and Wellington's. A great history of his life and how his Christianity affected his role as a leader and general. 閱讀評論全文
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A. P. Hill action advance already appeared army Army Corps artillery attack bank batteries battle Bridge brigade brought campaign cavalry charge close column command Confederate covered crossed defeat direction division Early effect enemy enemy's engaged Federal fell field fight fire flank followed force Ford forest formed forward four Fredericksburg front further ground guns hand heavy held Hill Hill's Hooker House hundred infantry Jackson Leaders Lee's less Longstreet losses lost Manassas McClellan miles morning move movement never night Northern numbers occupied officers once operations ordered passed Pope position Potomac ranks reached rear received regiments reinforced reported reserve retreat Richmond ridge river road says Second sent skirmishers soldiers soon Southern staff strength strong Stuart success superior supply troops turned Valley victory Virginia White whole woods wounded
第 100 頁 - I have come to you from the West, where we have always seen the backs of our enemies— from an army whose business it has been to seek the adversary, and to beat him when found, whose policy has been attack and not defence.
第 520 頁 - Here the enemy had assumed a position of great natural strength, surrounded on all sides by a dense forest, filled with a tangled undergrowth, in the midst of which breastworks of logs had been constructed, with trees felled in front, so as to form an almost impenetrable abatis. His artillery swept the few narrow roads by which his position could be approached from the front, and commanded the adjacent woods.
第 349 頁 - Banks— he's fond of shell; Lord save his soul ! we'll give him " well, That's "Stonewall Jackson's way.
第 349 頁 - Lay bare thine arm — stretch forth thy rod, Amen ! ' That's Stonewall's way. He's in the saddle now ! Fall in ! Steady, the whole Brigade ! Hill's at the Ford, cut off ! — we'll win His way out, ball and blade. What matter if our shoes are worn ? What matter if our feet are torn ? Quick step ! we're with him before morn ! That's Stonewall Jackson's way.
第 293 頁 - Sbarpsburg, cross the Potomac at the most convenient point, and, by Friday night, take possession of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, capture such of the enemy as may be at Martinsburg, and intercept such as may attempt to escape from Harper's Ferry.
第 579 頁 - Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees...
第 578 頁 - A few moments before he died, he cried out in his delirium, ' Order AP Hill to prepare for action — pass the infantry to the front rapidly — tell Major Hawks — ' then stopped, leaving the sentence unfinished.
第 511 頁 - It is with heartfelt satisfaction, that the Commanding General announces to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences, and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him.
第 349 頁 - Come, stack arms, men! Pile on the rails, Stir up the camp-fire bright; No matter if the canteen fails, We'll make a roaring night. Here Shenandoah brawls along, There burly Blue Ridge echoes strong, To swell the brigade's rousing song Of "'Stonewall