• The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battle-field, and patriot grave, to every living heart and hearth-stone, all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature. --as quoted in THE RIVER OF WINGED DREAMS

    Harold Holzer, Abraham Lincoln (1998). “The Lincoln Mailbag: America Writes to the President, 1861-1865”, p.7, SIU Press
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