Sunday, November 10, 2019

“There they go, the happy and gallant few; the last gathering of the flower of Southern manhood.......

Via Susan Lee
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..... They march with as airy a trade as if they still believed the world was all on their side, and that there were no Yankee bullets for the unwary.” ~ Mary Boykin Chesnut, March 27, 1865. Describing the infantry corps of Gen. Stephen D. Lee.

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  1. When I saw that picture, it immediately brought this old song to mind, by the late, great Johnny Horton, "The Confederate Soldier Song", "Johnny Reb". --Ron W

    1. Yes, Sir I have all his Confederate ones on cassettes & will add this to this post.