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" has never seen better soldiers than those who followed Lee; and their leader will undoubtedly rank, without exception, the very greatest of all the great Captains that the English speaking peoples have brought forth... "
Jamestown tributes and toasts - Page 180
1907 - 196 pages
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volumes 25-26

Southern Historical Society - 1897
...around their waists with strands of rope." Mr. Theodore Roosevelt, of New York, in his life of Benton, "The world has never seen better soldiers than those...as, without any exception, the very greatest of all great captains that the English speaking peoples have brought forth; and this, although the last and...
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volumes 25-26

Southern Historical Society - 1897
...waists with strands of rope." Mr. Theodore Roosevelt, of New York, in his life of Benton, says: ' ' The world has never seen better soldiers than those...as, without any exception, the very greatest of all great captains that the English speaking peoples have brought forth ; and this, although the last and...
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History of the Twentieth Tennessee Regiment Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A.

William Josiah McMurray - 1904 - 520 pages
...history." The present chief magistrate of this country, Theodore Roosevelt, wrote twelve years ago, "The world has never seen better soldiers than those...as, without any exception, the very greatest of all great captains that the English-speaking people have brought forth." (See "Life of Benton," page 38.)...
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History of the Twentieth Tennessee Regiment Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A.

William Josiah McMurray - 1904 - 520 pages
...known, and the greater of these was General Lee, America's greatest man, as I understand history." soldiers than those who followed Lee, and their leader...as, without any exception, the very greatest of all great captains that the English-speaking people have brought forth." (See "Life of Benton," page 38.)...
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Life of Robert Edward Lee

Henry Elliot Shepherd - 1906 - 280 pages
...ideals of our living present ("Life of Thomas H. Bentcn," by Theodore Roosevelt, page 38) : He [Lee] was without any exception the very greatest of all the...English-speaking peoples have brought forth — and that although the last and chief of all his antagonists may claim to stand as the full equal of Marlborough...
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Watson's Jeffersonian Magazine, Volume 1, Part 1

Thomas Edward Watson - 1907
...Collier's. In Honor of General Lee. In one of his books, "The Life of Thomas H. Benton," Mr. Roosevelt says: "The world has never seen better soldiers than those...English-speaking peoples have brought forth — and this, ROBERT E. LEE, JR., WHO WITH HIS SISTER ATTENDED THE EXERCISES AT RICHMOND. although the last and chief...
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The South Atlantic Quarterly, Volume 6

John Spencer Bassett, Edwin Mims, William Henry Glasson, William Preston Few, William Kenneth Boyd, William Hane Wannamaker - 1907
...inclined to tip the wavering scale rather against than for the South. "The World," says this critic, "has never seen better soldiers than those who followed Lee; and their leader will undoubtedly rank, without exception, the very greatest of all the great Captains that the English speaking peoples have...
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Lee and His Cause: Or, The why and the how of the War Between the States

John Richard Deering - 1907 - 183 pages
...right." President Roosevelt, in his life of Thomas H. Benton, says : "The world has never seen batter soldiers than those who followed Lee, and their leader will undoubtedly rank as without exception the very greatest of all the great captains that the English-speaking people have ever brought...
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The Confederate Cause and Conduct in the War Between the States: As Set ...

Hunter McGuire, George Llewellyn Christian, United Confederate Veterans. Virginia Division - 1907 - 229 pages
...I understand history." The present Chief Magistrate of this country wrote twelve years ago, that " the world has never seen better soldiers than those who followed Lee, and that their leader will undoubtedly rank as, without any exception, the greatest of all great captains...
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Watson's Jeffersonian Magazine, Volume 5

Thomas Edward Watson - 1910
...cap he is wearing the "favor" of Theodore Roosevelt is not by any means the only man who has said, "The world has never seen better soldiers than those who followed Lee." You will not censure me for being intensely proud of the fact that my WM. M. WATSON Died Dec. 8, 1863...
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