"Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect,
no ravages of time testify to the present or to the coming generations
that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and undivided republic."
General Logan - May 5, 1868
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." Dwight D. Eisenhower
Putting skin on the idea: watch this remembrance of what a father's sacrifice meant to the family back home, by Karen Spears Zacharias.