19 Feb '15 03:14>1 edit
Tarzan: "Who greased the grapeviiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine?"
Originally posted by FishHead111Almost, but not quite true. He said those words - and completely, he wasn't shot mid-word either - and then one of his soldiers said something to the extent that it was nevertheless not wise to give them a target. To this, Sedgwick answered "Very well, my man, you may stand down". And then, after that last, completed sentence, he was shot.
"They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance"
General John Sedgwick just before being shot and falling over dead.