Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Monday, July 25th, 2011

Pain in the Ass Sullivan Ballou Ruins it for All Men

Pain in the ass lawyer and major in the 2nd Rhode Island infantry, Sullivan Ballou officially ruined it for all men by writing a letter home to his wife.  The effects of this notorious letter are still being felt today. A week before the first Battle of Bull Run Ballou wrote a letter (“The Letter”) […]