Sunday, September 1, 2013

Lincoln’s Wit/Wisdom 51

In the late summer of 1864 a veteran on furlough was asked whether the soldiers wanted Lincoln re-elected.

'Why of course they do. We all re-enlisted to see this thing through and Old Abe must re-enlist too. He mustered us in and we'll be damned if he shan't stay where he is until he has mustered us out.'

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