Quote of the Day March 20 2012

The Potomac River looking into Maryland

“I shall remember with pride, that I belonged to the great army that fought before Richmond so gloriously, that made twice memorable Manassas plains & entered Maryland for its liberation.” A. M. Erskine of the 4th Texas Infantry writes this to “dear Bettie”.  From A Glorious Army by Jeffry D. Wert. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2011 page 111.

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