Idolatry is committed, not merely by setting up false gods, but also by setting up false devils; by making men afraid of war or alcohol, or economic law, when they should be afraid of spiritual corruption and cowardice. — G. K. Chesterton

Historical Tales: 2—American - Charles Morris



The second volume of Morris's American Tales focus primarily on stories the occurred in the Southeast. Short accounts of some of the earliest explorers, including Ponce de Leon, de Soto, John Smith, and La Salle are given, followed by several chapters dedicated to Indian Wars, the colonization of the South, and the Mexican-American War which resulted in the annexation of Texas and much of the Southwest. The last dozen chapters are all dedicated to stories of interest which occurred during the American Civil War.

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Battle of Antietam
BATTLE OF ANTIETAM.


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