Archive for the Tag 'Abraham Lincoln'


A Loyal Soldier’s Legacy

A Union veteran found a unique way to honor his fallen Commander-in-Chief. Among the nearly five thousand casualties of the July 1861 Battle of Bull Run was the romantic notion that the conflict between the states would be short-lived.  President Abraham Lincoln responded to the disastrous first battle by issuing a call for 500,000 troops to serve a three-year commitment. An […]