Favorite Quotes from 'Gods and Generals'

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Two of my favorite quotes from the movie. Both came during the same battle, First Manassas (or Bull Run for Yankees)

"Look men, there is Jackson standing like a stone wall! Let us determine to die here, and we will conquer! Follow me!" ~ General Barnard Bee

An obvious excited junior officer in the 33rd VA rushed to Jackson, "General! The day is against us!", he shouted. Jackson gave the man a cold stare and replied in a low tone: "If you think so, sir, you had better say nothing about it."
 

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Don't have the exact quote from Jackson, but it went something like, "Shoot the brave ones, the skulkers and cowards will always flee and take their men with them!"
 



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