Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory.
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Source Notes: "The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna." Wolfe's poem implies the importance of remembering soldiers who died in the field without a proper memorial.
Charles L. Wolfe (born 1960) of Brookfield, Ohio, a chief warrant officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, is an American politician of the Democratic party who in 2004 unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. Steven C. LaTourette, losing to Capri S. Cafaro.
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