Thursday, May 06, 2010

The Original Anti-War Mother's Day

By Gary G. Kohls
May 6, 2010

In 1870 – 140 years ago – the disastrous human consequences of the American Civil War were becoming increasingly apparent, especially to the mothers of sons and the wives of husbands who had watched as these men proudly and patriotically marched off to “glorious” war a decade earlier.

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Anonymous said...

Thank you for reminding all of us mothers (and all of us who have or had mothers) that this is what it is supposed to be about.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for your concise, accurate and most welcome post on the true meaning of Mother's Day.