The Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac, advancing army, Alloy of a dozen disparate, alien States, City-boy, farm-hand, bounty-man, first volunteer, Old regular, drafted recruit, paid substitute, Men who fought through the war from First Bull Run, And other men, nowise different in look or purpose, Whom the … Continue reading

Not Enemies, But Friends

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwRbDxf7kT4 When writing about the Civil War I always marvel that it did not inflict mortal harm on this Republic.  That it did not do so, was because many good men and women, on both sides after the War, lived up to the prophetic words of Lincoln, uttered at the … Continue reading