The Civil War, Day by Day

Distant Thunder (detail)


Gen. Robert E. Lee

During the Mexican War, he told his wife, “You have no idea what a horrible site a battlefield is.” At the height of one of his most smashing Civil War victories, Lee observed that war might be fascinating if it were not so horrible.




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