Quote of the Day March 25, 2012

“for we know that colonels such as he, ‘like angel’s visits,’ are few and far between.” Edward Stevens of the First Minnesota remarking on the rumor of the reassignment of their beloved commander Colonel Dana.  From The Last Full Measure The Life and Death of the First Minnesota Volunteers by Richard Moe.  New York:  Avon Books, 1993 page 106. Originally from the Stillwater Messenger 19 Nov 1861.

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