"To comfort General Lee and General Hill, and especially to make, if possible, my men still more resolute of purpose, I called aloud to these officers, "These men are going to stay here till the sun goes down or victory is won." 

---John B. Gordon, Colonel of the 6th Alabama, in the Sunken Road at Sharpsburg. 

"Gordon, the Christian hero, excelled his former deeds at Seven Pines and in the battles around Richmond.  Our language is not capable of expressing a higher compliment." ---D. H. Hill's (right of Lee) report on the action in the Bloody Lane.

"Until Sundown"  Painting by Don Troiani, http://www.historicalartprints.com

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