Quote of the Day March 23 2012

“Who would not be a light battery commander?”  Union First Corps artillery commander Charles Wainwright extolling the virtues of being a battery commander in the midst of the Battle of Chancellorsville.  From A Diary of Battle The Personal Journals of Colonel Charles S. Wainright 1861-1865 by Charles S. Wainwright edited by Allan Nevins. New York:  De Capo Press, 1998, page 186

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