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#1. Just after writing those we were called up to defend a new position on the left, where the terrible storming of the bridge over the Antietam took place. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#2. I never could be a partisan leader - a man of one idea. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#3. I am not of Virginia blood; she is of mine. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#4. I long to be in the Field again, doing my part to keep the old flag up, with all its stars. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#5. But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#6. Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me wish to get back to that college life again. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#7. Mounting a large rock, I was able to see a considerable body of the enemy moving by the flank in rear of their line engaged, and passing from the direction of the foot of Great Round Top through the valley toward the front of my left. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#8. The word was enough. It ran like fire along the line, from man to man, and rose into a shout, with which they sprang forward upon the enemy, now not 30 yards away. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#9. Every pioneer and musician who could carry a musket went into the ranks. Even the sick and foot-sore, who could not keep up in the march, came up as soon as they could find their regiments, and took their places in line of battle, while it was battle, indeed. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#10. The edge of the conflict swayed to and fro, with wild whirlpools and eddies. At times I saw around me more of the enemy than of my own men; gaps opening, swallowing, closing again with sharp convulsive energy. All around, a strange, mingled roar. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#11. The pageant has passed. That day is over. But we linger, loath to think we shall see them no more together - these men, these horses, these colors afield. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#12. Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#13. The inspiration of a noble cause enables men to do things they did not dream themselves capable of before - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#14. We know not of the future and cannot plan for it much. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#15. We fought no better, perhaps, than they. We exhibited, perhaps, no higher individual qualities. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#16. I do not pretend to write much of a letter. You know under what circumstances I am writing. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#17. We have to go in places no body would ever think of going into were it not for the necessities of war. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#18. But the cause for which we fought was higher; our thought wider ... That thought was our power. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#19. A radiant fellowship of the fallen. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#20. We pass now quickly from each other's sight; but I know full well that where beyond these passing scenes you shall be, there will be Heaven. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#21. This is the great reward of service, to live, far out and on, in the life of others; this is the mystery of Christ, - to give life's best for such high sake that it shall be found again unto life eternal. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#22. My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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