Friday, April 15, 2011

Switch to Facebook

It just seems easier to post my thoughts on Facebook instead of maintaining a separate blog. Please visit Civil War Markers on Facebook at:


Thursday, March 11, 2010

Forgiveness and reconciliation

“Only thank God men have done learned
how to forget quick what they ain't brave enough to try to cure. ..."

Willian Faulkner character fron the novel "The Hamlet"

Quoted by Professor David Blight in lesson 26 of The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877, Open Yale Courses

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Civil War Quotes

"What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried?"

Lincoln's Cooper Institute Address, February 27, 1860.

More thought for today's political climate.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Civil War Quotes

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

Abraham Lincoln

Open Yale Courses

This is a great way to learn about the Civil War. The courses are free.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Civil War Quotes

“Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.”

Ulysses S. Grant

Civil War Quotes

"You can have anything you want - if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, have anything you desire, accomplish anything you set out to accomplish - if you will hold to that desire with singleness of purpose. "

Robert E. Lee