Quote of the Day March 10 1862

“wants to save all the men he can…”  Sergeant Charles E Perkins in a letter to his sister on June 2, 1862 describes his impression of the Army of the Potomac commander.  Found in A Glorious Army by Jeffry D. Wert. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2011, page 19.  Originally from Civil War Letters, USAMHI.

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