Killed in the 1864 Battle of Spotsylvania by a sharpshooter, his ironic last words were:
“They couldn’t hit an elephant at this distance.”
Filed under History, History Undusted, Quotes, Snapshots in History
Tagged as American Civil War, Famous Last Words, Major General John Sedgwick, Military History
A melancholic pragmatist with a wide streak of mischief and an active imagination that turns into novels.
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