You say that your hope is in God, and he will, I am sure, stand by you. But you must not forget that you have been given worldly means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong; it is necessary to see such things with a broad mind in order to oppose them.
Man is remembered by his deeds.
I know that money speaks more loudly than need.
Providence has given the United States the duty of extending Christian civilization. We come as ministering angels, not despots.
The scene was not a happy one yet we looked upon it in the cold stoical spirit of a soldier; a slight chilling pang and then a return soul and body to the enemy before us.
Vicksburg lies on top of a bluff on the east side of a large tongue of land jutting out into the Mississippi.
It is in Virginia and Georgia that the war now rages and where it will continue for at these points - Richmond and Atlanta - the enemy's main strength is concentrated.
What is best and most necessary usually happens.
In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.
You must not forget that you have been given worldly means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong.
Mess is fairly good. It is like what is found in American hotels except for cake and pie.
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