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" An official report is not an appropriate place for more than a passing notice of the distinguished dead, but the close relation which General Ashby bore to my command for most of the previous twelve months will justify me in saying that as a partisan... "
Life of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall Jackson) - Page 135
by Robert Lewis Dabney - 1866
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The Life of Stonewall Jackson: From Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives ...

John Esten Cooke - Generals - 1863 - 305 pages
...immortal Jackson, what he thought of Turner Ashby. " An official report," writes General Jackson, " is not an appropriate place for more than a passing...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
...superior. His daring was proverbial L his powers of endurance almost incredible ; his tone of charScter heroic, and his sagacity almost intuitive in 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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Reports of the Operations of the Army of Northern Virginia: From ..., Volume 1

Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia, Robert Edward Lee - Confederate States of America - 1864
...relation which 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...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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LIFE AND COMPAIGNS OF LIEUT.-GEN. THOMAS J. JACKSON

PROF. R. L. DABNEY, D. D. - 1866
...his official report paid this brief but emphatic tribute to his companion in arms. " In this aflair, General Turner Ashby was killed. An official report...of jetty black, while his eye was a clear, piercing gray. Accomplished from his youth in all the feats of horsemanship and wood-craft, he was already trained...
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Surry of Eagle's-nest: Or, The Memoirs of a Staff-officer Serving in Virginia

John Esten Cooke - United States - 1866 - 484 pages
...opinion of that officer was afterward expressed in his report. " An official report," wrote Jackson, "is not an appropriate place for more than a passing...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 and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, (Stonewall Jackson)

Robert Lewis Dabney - Generals - 1866 - 742 pages
...His daring was proverbial, his powers of endurance almost incredible, his tone of character heroie, and his sagacity almost intuitive in divining the...of jetty black, while his eye was a clear, piercing gray. Accomplished from his youth in all the feats of horsemanship and wood-craft, he was already trained...
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Stonewall Jackson: A Military Biography ...

John Esten Cooke - 1866 - 470 pages
...man." He took command of Jackeon's cavalry in the autumn of 1861, and his commander wrote of hi™ ; " As a partisan officer I never knew his superior. His...divining the purposes and movements of the enemy." This partisan, of character so heroic, of sagacity so intuitive, was the. native and untrained growth...
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The lost cause: a new southern history of the war of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - History - 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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Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes and Adventures of the War

John Esten Cooke - American literature - 1867 - 601 pages
...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 his superior....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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