ice-bound meadow –
flank to flank to flank
Carpe Diem Haiku Kai:
By Carl Whitehill – One of the things I’ve always admired about Gettysburg is the number of ways to experience the history here. And while, I’ll admit, every tour isn’t for everybody – it’s great to have options and do something different once in a while … to see life through a different lens. 787 more words
This is Ranger Troy Harman talking about the symbolism in monuments.
Troy is outstanding on the battlefield–one of my favorites. I think he tends to get a bit carried away when lecturing, though. 36 more words
History.com: Before Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train even arrived in his hometown of Springfield, Illinois, calls rose for a national monument in his honor. For nearly a half-century after Lincoln’s assassination, however, the movement to build a memorial to America’s 16th president in Washington, D.C., foundered as the lingering wounds of the Civil War remained raw. 70 more words