Monday, May 28, 2012

The Thought For Today

In the battle of the Wilderness during the Civil War, General John Sedgwick led Union troops against Confederate lines at the battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse in Virginia. As the Union line began to waver under rebel fire, Sedgwick rode out in front to rally his men: "Come on, men!" he called out. "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist-" (These words proved to be his last.)

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