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Created on 2010-04-26 23:05:29 (#505345), last updated 2010-04-26 (386 weeks ago)

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"But it was all unavailing, all the endurance, all the gallantry, all the unbelievable determination in the face of hardships. They could not win. While Rosser's two thousand were barely managing to keep alive, the Federal Government complained because they had sent Sheridan's cavalry 8, 265 remounts between December 1st and February 20th. The Rebels could not win. It was not right that they should win. They were fighting against Time, against the future, against the greater dream. But let America take a due pride in their courage, for they were her sons."

Julia Davis, Shenandoah: Daughter of the Stars, pub. 1945

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