Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Liberty Day History Display from 2011--pt. 18

Heroes in Gray

“I am nothing but a poor sinner, trusting in Christ alone for salvation.”

- Robert E. Lee

On August 29, 1862, during the Second Battle at Bull Run (known as Second Manassas by the South), the Confederates held their position at Stony Ridge despite six tremendous Union assaults. That night a friend told Jackson (who was leading the troops), “We have won this battle by the hardest kind of fighting.” Jackson replied, “No, no, we have won it by the blessing of Almighty God !”

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

HUZZAH for Stonewall and Lee!!!

Andrew R.