After soldiers enter his hotel room in the dead of night, Jason is reminded of events one night ten years ago when he was a Lieutenant in the Civil War. It was a strange bonding that would ...
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After soldiers enter his hotel room in the dead of night, Jason is reminded of events one night ten years ago when he was a Lieutenant in the Civil War. It was a strange bonding that would forever leave him bonded with an important General.Written by
May 16, 1863 was the date of the Battle of Champion Hill in Mississippi during the Vicksburg Campaign. It was a decisive Union victory. While Generals Sherman and McPherson were present at the battle, Generals Sheridan and Wallace were not. See more »
When Grant asks McCord where he graduated in his West Point class he says "near top", and Grant says "me too". Grant graduated 21st out of 39. See more »
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant:
No, not my leg... and not that fever from Panama, nor the ague or this headache... this thundering headache... the pounding boots of a thousand ghostly battalions battering at this brain... The men I sent to die... the men I will... those like you. Do you know what it's like to bury four thousand men in one grave? I do.
General, someone has to give those orders. There's no one we'd rather follow.
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