Apart from this being the anniversary of the birth, in 1923, of the great Hank Williams and that of the equally great actress, Anne Bancroft, this is a HUGE double anniversary of tremendous meaning in the history of our nation. If you click HERE, you'll see my blogpost from I.N.K. [Interesting Nonfiction for Kids].
Long live the republic.
And here's to the wounded & the lost at the Battle of Antietam & to those who loved them.