Soldiers Quotes

Well how do you do young Willie McBride, Do you mind if I sit here down by your graveside, And rest for a while ‘neath the warm summer sun? I’ve been walking all day, and I’m nearly done. I see by your gravestone you were only nineteen When you joined the great fallen in 1916. […]

If I should die, think only this of me: That there’s some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England. There shall be In that rich earth a richer dust concealed.

Hearts at peace, under an English heaven.

War is a racket. Our stake in that racket has never been greater in all our peacetime history. It may seem odd for me, a military man, to adopt such a comparison. Truthfulness compels me to. I spent 33 years and four months in active service as a member of our country’s most agile military […]

Here Sunday, April, 9, 1865, after four years of heroic struggle in defense of the principles believed to be fundamental to the existence of our government, Lee surrendered 9000 men, the remnant of an army still unconquered in spirit.