Quotes by: Daniel H. Hill

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Daniel Harvey Hill
Born (1821-07-12)July 12, 1821
York District, South Carolina
Died September 24, 1889(1889-09-24) (aged 68)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Place of Burial Davidson College Cemetery
Allegiance United States of America
Confederate States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
 Confederate States Army
Years of service 1842–49 (USA)
1861–65 (CSA)
Rank First Lieutenant (USA)
Brevet Major (USA)
Lieutenant General (CSA)
Unit 1st U.S. Artillery
4th U.S. Infantry
Commands held 1st North Carolina Infantry
D.H. Hill's Division, ANV
II Corps, Army of Tennessee
Battles/wars Mexican-American War Battle of Contreras Battle of Churubusco Battle of Chapultepec American Civil War Battle of Big Bethel Battle of Seven Pines Seven Days Battles Maryland Campaign Battle of South Mountain Battle of Antietam Battle of Fredericksburg Gettysburg Campaign Battle of Chickamauga Battle of Bentonville
Other work Editor of The Land We Love President of the University of Arkansas President of the Middle Georgia Military and Agricultural College of Milledgeville

But the admiration for Jackson was by no means confined to his own soldiers and to his own section.
Daniel H. Hill
As the knight of the quill never ventured into the fight, and only snuffed the battle afar, he knew nothing accurately of battles, but managed to pick up a few real or supposed incidents from the wounded and from stragglers.
Daniel H. Hill
Jackson, however, persevered. He joined the Franklin Debating Society, an institution that had been in existence over fifty years, and had enrolled in its membership some of the ablest men in Virginia.
Daniel H. Hill
Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students.
Daniel H. Hill
Jackson went from the professor's chair to the officer's saddle. He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher; but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood.
Daniel H. Hill
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