"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations."
Jan 14, 2017 - Book Discussion Group 10 a.m-12 noon - Ford's Theater
February 15, 2017 - LGDC Birthday Dinner 2/15 with Civil War Round Table of DC
February 16, 2017 - Joint event with the National Archives - "An Evening with the Mt. Rushmore presidents"
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At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
--January 27, 1838

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