All the ones I can think have already been mentioned, but I want to say that I've always liked Avery's.Two of my favorites...
"Tell my father I died with my face to the enemy."
~Colonel Avery at Gettysburg
"Tell Hill he must come up. Strike the tent."
Where is the source for Grant's words (or word, if you prefer) from, if I may ask?"Water" - Grant
"Helen, we shall be happier in this post." - Longstreet
"Yes and I fear seriously" - A. S. Johnston
"Forward! For Gods sake, forward!" - John Reynolds
"Hello Sam, I'm dead..." - Jesse Reno
Elennsar,Where is the source for Grant's words (or word, if you prefer) from, if I may ask?
Thank you, Blue.
http://48thpennsylvania.blogspot.com/2008/01/famous-last-words.htmlWhere is the source for Grant's words (or word, if you prefer) from, if I may ask?
People in South Carolina consider that extremely offensive. I hope one day to visit Sherman's grave site so I can spit on it. His views on blacks were worse than most southerners. Why wouldn't he have them in his army?Famous last words for the city of Columbia, South Carolina, chanted by soldiers of Sherman's Fifteenth Corps, February 1865, as they crossed the Santee River:
"Hail, Columbia, happy land. If I don't burn you, I'll be d*a*m*m*e*d."
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