Robert E. Lee famously said, “It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.” Whether terrible or otherwise, war should be so significant that it […]
When George Washington voluntarily returned to civilian life after leading the United States in a successful revolution, he became a modern-day Cincinnatus. His steadfast refusal to accept monarchical power set the model […]
Wilmer McLean wanted to escape war, but war kept finding him.
George was cold. Actually, “cold” doesn’t begin to describe it. He was freezing. He was learning the hard way that although the desert is famously hot during the day, the nighttime conditions […]
Robert E. Lee famously observed, “It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it.” The horrors of any war ultimately become so unbearable that one […]