Quotation by Frank S. Nugent

You're wrong there. They aren't forgotten because they haven't died. They're living right out there, Collingwood and the rest. And they'll keep on living as long as the regiment lives. The pay is $13 a month and their diet is beans and hay. It may be horsemeat before this campaign is over. They fight over cards or rotgut whiskey but share the last drop in their canteens. Their faces may change, the names. But they're there. They're the regiment, the regular army—now and fifty years from now.
Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965), U.S. screenwriter. John Ford. Capt. Kirby York (John Wayne), Fort Apache, telling a group of reporters that it's the regular soldiers whose memory will live on (1948).

Based on the story "Massacre" by James Warner Bellah.
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