28 May 2010
Here’s an interesting series of articles about initiating our sons into manhood…something that has been entirely lost in our technological society. Thought provoking!
Below is an overview of the series, which can be found in it’s entirety here.
David Wills faced a monumental task. Governor Andrew Curtin of Pennsylvania appointed him to oversee the burial of thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers at Gettysburg. In addition, the 32-year-old attorney was to plan a dedication ceremony for this pivotal Civil War battle.
The task was daunting. Following the July 1863 conflict, Gettysburg had taken on the appearance — and the stench … Read the rest...read more
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