How The Battle Is Won

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After the dreadful fighting of the battle of Second Manassas, an aide observed to Jackson that the Confederates “have won this battle by the hardest kind of fighting.” Jackson, who had worked during the battle like a whirlwind, would not hear of it: “No, no, we have won it by the blessing of Almighty God.””

Mark A. Noll. The Civil War as a Theological Crisis (Kindle Locations 1134-1136). Kindle Edition.

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