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Old 10-04-2012, 05:30 AM   #89
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Dr. Greg & Milledue try to make sense of the Civil War...

“When first under fire an' you're wishful to duck,
Don't look nor take 'eed at the man that is struck,
Be thankful you're livin', and trust to your luck
And march to your front like a soldier.
Front, front, front like a soldier . . .”

—Rudyard Kipling

I’ve walked the Gettysburg Battlefield many times, preferably at night or early morning. I’ve stood in a small depression, where a wounded ancestor took cover, in the middle of site where General Pickett assaulted Union troops at the so-called “high water-mark of the Confederacy.” I never fail to think how terrible that battle was and how our country lost over 56,000 sons in three days! It's part of what makes us, as a nation, who we are.

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