This Day in the War: 2/3/11

Monday, Feb. 3 1862
ELEPHANT EMPLOYMENT EMPHATICALLY EXCLUDED
On this day President Abraham Lincoln wrote what may have been the most eloquent statement of his entire career. Never mind the Gettysburg Address, forget about the Inaugurals..here we have a triumph of the politician’s art. He had received a letter from the King of Siam. King Rama IV, [...]