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" 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... "
The Annual Register - Page 310
edited by - 1864
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The Annual Register, Volume 105

Edmund Burke - Books - 1864 - 776 pages
...had, in fact, now become a rout. The shattered columns of the Federals next morning made forBanks's Ford, pursued by the Confederates, and at nightfall,...He also issued the following General Order upon the llth of May : — " With deep grief the Commanding- General announces to the army the death of Lieutenant-General...
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The Journal of Education for Upper Canada, Volumes 15-16

Education - 1862 - 396 pages
...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...the victory, which is due to your skill and energy. " Most truly yours, RE LEB, General." 1863.] JOURNAL OF EDUCATION "No. 61. Head Quarters, Northern...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith - Slavery - 1862 - 842 pages
...of Jackson's severe wound, wrote to him — " I cannot express my regret at the occurrence. Could I have directed events, I should have chosen for the...the country to have been disabled in your stead." On hearing of his death, General Lee thus made known the fact to his troops : " With deep grief the...
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History of the United States of America, Volume 1; Volume 178

Taliaferro Preston Shaffner - 1863 - 862 pages
...misfortune, immediately wrote him as follows : — " I cannot express my regret at the occurrence. If I could have directed events, I should have chosen,...the victory which is due to your skill and energy." The inexorable fiat had gone forth, and one of the ablest generals of the south ceased to exist. The...
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"Stonewall Jackson.": The Life and Military Career of Thomas Jonathan ...

Markinfield Addey - Generals - 1863 - 256 pages
...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...the victory which is due to your skill and energy. Most truly yours, RE LEE, General. On Tuesday, his wounds were proceeding very well. He asked : " Can...
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The Second Year of the War

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1863 - 324 pages
...informing me that you were wounded. I cannot express my regret at the occurrence. Could I have dictated events, I should have chosen for the good of the country...the victory which is due to your skill and energy." Jackson's response to his attendants on hearing the note read is said to have been, "Gen. Lee should...
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The Life of Stonewall Jackson: From Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives ...

John Esten Cooke - History - 1863 - 312 pages
...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 ^our stead. I congratulate you on the victory which is due to your skill and energy." This supreme...
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The Life of Stonewall Jackson: From Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives ...

John Esten Cooke - 1863 - 316 pages
...your note, informing me that you were wounded. I cannot express my rejrret at the occurrence. Could I have directed events, I should have chosen, for the good of the country, to have bjen disabled in your stead. 1 1 congratulate you on the victory which is due to your skill and fcne.tfVt...
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The Life of Stonewall Jackson: From Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives ...

John Esten Cooke - Generals - 1863 - 328 pages
...your note, informing me that yon were wonnded. I cannot express my regret at the occurrence. Could I have directed events, I should have chosen, for the good of the country, to Imve been disabled in your stead. I congratulate you on the victory which is due to your skill and...
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Southern History of the War: The Second Year of the War

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1864 - 414 pages
...informing me that you were wounded. I cannot express my regret at the occurrence. Could I have dictated events, I should have chosen for the good of the country...the victory which is due to your skill and energy." Jackson's response to his attendants on hearing the note read is said to have been, " Gen. Lee should...
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