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    Leonidas Polk.  With the sun setting and smoke covering the battlefield, Gen. Polk went forward to learn more about a "dark line" of soldiers just to his front.  Learning that this line was made up of the 22nd Indiana, a startled Polk regained his composure and bluffed his way out of this certain jam.  Returning to his lines he told his Confederate troops to open fire with devastating effect.

    Did you Know?  That Leonidas Polk was an Episcopal bishop from Louisiana and was nicknamed "The Fighting Bishop."

  • Sorry, that's incorrect
    Answer:

    Leonidas Polk.  With the sun setting and smoke covering the battlefield, Gen. Polk went forward to learn more about a "dark line" of soldiers just to his front.  Learning that this line was made up of the 22nd Indiana, a startled Polk regained his composure and bluffed his way out of this certain jam.  Returning to his lines he told his Confederate troops to open fire with devastating effect.

    Did you Know?  That Leonidas Polk was an Episcopal bishop from Louisiana and was nicknamed "The Fighting Bishop."

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