A well-known Colonel in the Union service, who had been injured several times in various actions during the war, received, at the battle of Fort Fisher, a wound which was considered fatal. As usual in such cases, the chaplain approached him, and was about offering words of consolation, when the wounded Colonel interrupted him with, “Pass on. I’m a Mohammedan.”

Originally posted 2008-09-20 17:14:02.

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