“I…so signally failed”
It is New Year’s Day. From western
And at Benton Barracks,
I am here in a subordinate place whilst others occupy posts I ought to. I cannot claim them for having so signally failed in Kentucky and here I could not demand a higher place….The idea of having brought disgrace on all associated with me is so horrible to contemplate that I cannot really endure it.
Cump writes this to wife, Ellen (pictured above), in
I am so sensible now of my disgrace from having exaggerated the force of our enemy in
How can Cump and his military career be saved?
IT’S COMING SOONER THAN YOU THINK:
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