If only one died today

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson If only one died today Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Next UpMore than 625,000 died in the “Civil War.” My granny said there ain’t nothin’ “civil” about no war. She was right.This weekend, here in the United States of America, we will honor those who died fighting for causes which they believed to be just and true and also those in which they disagreed. And “it is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationcenter_img By The Penny Hoarder But the numbers are trifling in a country with 328 million people, some will say.Really?“Only one killed – in Company B,Twas a trifling loss — one man.“Only one killed! It was my son,The mother cried.”(From War Songs and Poems of the Southern Confederacy) By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content You Might Like Did we give informed consent? Our Federal and state governments implemented unprecedented measures beginning in March to stem the spread of COVID-19.  Informed consent provides… read more Email the author More than 25,000 died in the American Revolution; 116,816 in World War I; 405,399 in World War II; 58,209 in Vietnam; 2,356 in Afghanistan; and 4,489 in Operation Iraqi Freedom.Now, today, in the United States we are once again engaged in another great civil war but against an invisible enemy.More than 93,000 Americans have died from the novel coronavirus and more will die. The numbers of cases and deaths are posted daily on the front page of newspapers, crawl across the television screen and pop up on smartphones. “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this….”Students today probably are not required to memorize Abraham’s Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Perhaps, they should be. Published 7:18 pm Friday, May 22, 2020last_img read more