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" Ashby bore to my command, for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that, as a partisan officer, I never knew his superior. His daring was proverbial, his powers of endurance almost incredible, his tone of character heroic, and... "
Stonewall Jackson: a Military Biography - Page 173
by John Esten Cooke - 1876 - 587 pages
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THE LIFE OF STONEWALL JACKSON

1863
...General Ashby bore to my command for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that as a partisan officer I never knew his superior. His...divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." Such are the words of Jackson upon Ashby — one hero's estimate of another. That epitaph shall remain...
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The Life of Stonewall Jackson: From Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives ...

John Esten Cooke - Generals - 1863 - 305 pages
...General Ashby bore to my command for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that as a partisan officer I never knew his superior. His daring was proverbial L his powers of endurance almost incredible ; his tone of charScter heroic, and his sagacity almost...
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Reports of the Operations of the Army of Northern Virginia: From ..., Volume 1

Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia - Confederate States of America - 1864
...General Ashby bore to my command for most of the previous twelve months, will justify mo in saying that as a 'partisan officer I never knew his superior....sagacity almost intuitive in divining the purposes and %novements of the enemy. • • The main body of my command had now reached the vicinity of Port Republic....
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Surry of Eagle's-nest; Or, The Memoirs of a Staff-officer Serving in Virginia

John Esten Cooke - Etats-Unis - 1866 - 484 pages
...General Ashby bore to my command, for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that, as a partisan officer, I never knew his superior....divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." Such was the epitaph of Ashby, traced by the hand of Jackson, it will live in the memories of the people...
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Life of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall Jackson)

Robert Lewis Dabney - 1866
...General Ashby bore to my command, for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that, as a partisan officer, I never knew his superior....divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." General Ashby was of a spare and graceful figure, irregular features, and swarthy complexion. His hair...
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LIFE AND COMPAIGNS OF LIEUT.-GEN. THOMAS J. JACKSON

PROF. R. L. DABNEY, D. D. - 1866
...General Ashby bore to my command, for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that, as a partisan officer, I never knew his superior....divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." General Ashby was of a spare and graceful figure, irregular features, and swarthy complexion. His hair...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1866 - 752 pages
...of this great man's words. He wrote of Ashby : " As a partisan officer I never knew his superiour. His daring was proverbial ; his powers of endurance...divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." RATTLES OF CROSS-KEYS AND POET REFURLKJ. On the 7th of June the main body of Gen. Jackson's command...
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Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, (Stonewall Jackson)

Robert Lewis Dabney - 1866 - 742 pages
...General Ashby bore to my command, for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that, as a partisan officer, I never knew his superior....endurance almost incredible, his tone of character heroie, and his sagacity almost intuitive in divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." General...
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Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes and Adventures of the War

John Esten Cooke - American literature - 1867 - 601 pages
...Jackson knew Ashby as well as one human being ever knew another ; and after the fall of the cavalier he wrote of him, "As a partisan officer, I never knew...divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." The man who wrote these words — himself daring, enduring, and heroic — had himself some sagacity...
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Lee and His Lieutenants: Comprising the Early Life, Public Services, and ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 851 pages
...previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that, as a partisan officer, I never knew his superiour. His daring was proverbial, his powers of endurance...divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." The obsequies of Gen. Ashby were celebrated at Charlottesville, Virginia. The services were performed...
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