civil war

Geniuses

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered — either by themselves or by others. But for the Civil War, Lincoln and Grant and Sherman and Sheridan would not have been discovered, nor have risen into notice.    Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne… Read More ›

Union

A Union that can only be maintained by swords and bayonets, and in which strife and civil war are to take the place of brotherly love and kindness, has no charm for me.   Robert E. Lee Robert Edward Lee (January… Read More ›

Best

I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end.   Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln became the United States’ 16th President in 1861, issuing the Emancipation Proclamation… Read More ›

Bible

In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.     Robert E. Lee Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American soldier best known for commanding the… Read More ›