Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Alphonsa

Dear Father, as my good Lord Jesus loves me so very much, I sincerely desire to remain on this sick bed and suffer not only this, but anything else besides, even to the end of the world. I feel now

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Donald R. McClarey

July 28, 1861: Death of Sullivan Ballou

    Thirty-two years old in 1861, Sullivan Ballou was already well-established in life.  Married with two sons, he was a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, and had served as speaker of that body.  When Lincoln called

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