Robert E. Lee to Mr. Blair:
“And I regret to say the president’s hasty calling up of volunteers to subdue the rebellion in the cotton states has done nothing to ameliorate the crisis. 1,585 more words
Stonewall Jackson to Sandie Pendleton, Gods and Generals.
“If the Republicans lose their little war, they are voted out in the next election, and they return to their homes in New York or Massachusetts or Illinois, fat with their war profits. 15 more words
Today is the 153rd anniversary of the death of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson (age 39) following the Battle of Chancellorsville, when he was shot by friendly fire on the moonlit night of May 2, 1863. 389 more words