Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War Quotes

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"The loss of honor, sir - and I intend no disrespect - is a young man's fear. We old men fear falling upon the mercy of others." Chapter 2, Page 37

"Duncan knew that if one lad yelled 'Forward!' or 'Let's get the bastards!' the cadets would charge and nothing Old Smith could do or say would stop them. He yearned to cry that fatal command but choked." Chapter 8, Page 92

"If a negro requires whipping, whip him and be done with it." - Samuel Gatewood, Chapter 13, Page 117

"Our provisions have been adequate, but only because the poor citizens of these parts are much pressed by us. We are an army of patriotic locusts." - Catesby Byrd, Chapter 17, Page 138

"After what I did with Midge, I never thought I could hold my head up again. The army gave me back my honor." Chapter 39, Page 307

"There are loafers and scoundrels among...

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