Horatio Nelson Quote

Source/Notes: Tsouras, Peter G. (ed.) The Book of Military Quotations. St. Paul, MN: Zenith Press. 1992, p. 54.
Source/Notes: Life of Nelson (Ch. 9) A signal to the British fleet before the battle of Trafalgar - The Battle of Trafalgar (October 21, 1805)
Source/Notes: The dispatches and letters of vice admiral ... Nelson, with notes by sir N.H. Nicolas (1846 edition)
Source/Notes: Letters and despatches of Horatio, viscount Nelson: duke of Bronte, vice admiral of the White squadron (1886 edition)
Source/Notes: Life of Nelson (ch. 9), when asked to cover the stars on his uniform to hide his rank during battle.