Men who, by fighting our battles, bear the chief burthen of saving our country.”– Letter to Montgomery Blair, July 24, 1863, July 24, 1863
Once the President alluded to this terrible dream with some show of playful humor. ‘Hill,’ said he, ‘your apprehension of harm to me from some hidden enemy is downright foolishness. For a long time you have been trying to keep somebody–the Lord…
Bells rang out their joyous peals over all New England and over New York, over the mountains of Pennsylvania, across the prairies of the West, even to the infant settlements skirting the base of the Rocky Mountains.