Lee tells his troops. After four years of arduous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources.
Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)
Source: April 9. 1865
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There is a terrible war coming, and these young men who have never seen war cannot wait for it to happen, but I tell you, I wish that I owned every slave in the South, for I would free them all to avoid this war.
It is well that war is so terrible, or we should get too fond of it.
Source: at Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
You must be careful how you walk, and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set.
In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.
We have but one rule here, and that is that every student must be a gentleman.
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