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were no better troops from any state in all that grand army than the North Carolina soldiers, and of all that bright galaxy of heroes who yielded their lives for their country's cause while serv- ing with that army, the names of Anderson, Branch, Fender, Daniel, Eamseur, and Gordon of the cavalry, will stand among the foremost.
There was enough glory won by the Army of Northern Vir- ginia for each state to have its full share and be content with it, and there is no occasion to wrangle over the distribution of the
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