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 […]
If the USA Was a Monarchy, Would Robert E. Lee’s Descendants Be on the Throne?
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 […]
A Man, His Two Houses, and a War that Wouldn’t Leave Him Alone
Wilmer McLean wanted to escape war, but war kept finding him.
The Pepper and the Friendship that Endured Beyond War
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 […]
When Spilled Soup Ended the Horror of War
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 […]