Gun Motivator of the Day: Famous Last Words.


General John Sedgwick was the highest ranking Union casualty in the Civil War. He was killed by a sniper at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in 1864. His troops were flinching and hiding at the noise of incoming fire so he is quoted to say “I’m ashamed of you, dodging that way. They couldn’t hit an elephant at this distance.” Just seconds later he was proven wrong with a bullet hole below his left eye.

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