True Freedom

Amid the darkest chapter in American history came a noble message we all need to heed today.

The Civil War has been called “the greatest man-made disaster in American history.” Between 1861 and 1865, about 1 out of 11 American men of service age was killed—an estimated 623,000 total. By comparison, 37,000 Americans died in the Korean War; 58,000, in the Vietnam War. In World War I, 117,000 American soldiers died. In World War II, 405,000 died. In proportion to the population, deaths during the Civil War were equivalent to America losing 2½ million men in World War II. Nearly every home was touched by death and despair.

Read more at “Lincoln’s Fight for True Freedom”

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