For My Mother on Mother’s Day

If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine! I know whose love would follow me still, Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine! If I were drowned in the deepest sea, Mother o’

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May 10, 1865: Jefferson Davis Captured

Wonder how Jefferson Davis Feels, down there in Montgomery, about Sumter. He must be thinking pretty hard and fast, For he’s an able man, no doubt of that. We were born less than forty miles apart, Less than a year

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Arise Ye Russian People!

The Russians are celebrating the defeat of Nazi Germany this weekend.  It is fair to say that in that defeat the Soviet Union did the lion’s share of the fighting, the Soviets suffering more than twenty million war dead.  For

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