Civil War Quotes

Perhaps nothing can provide so unique a perspective than Civil War quotes. The men who led their troops, both north and south have enriched the Civil War experience with their words of wisdom, sometimes serious and often humorous. Quotes from Abraham Lincoln are plentiful and offer a unique look into the President who lead the country through the conflict.

The Robert E Lee quotes offer valuable insight into the great man that lead the Confederates so skillfully throughout the war.

The James Longstreet quotes which offer perspective to so many engagements, including the Battle of Gettysburg.

And quotes from Joshua Chamberlain, the hero of the 20th Maine as he so eloquently describes the valor of men, and the horrors of war through Gettysburg quotes.

Although he didn't fight at the Battle of Gettysburg, the quotes of William Tecumseh Sherman can not be left out of the mix. His were some of the most controversial of the war. Ulysses S. Grant quotes offer much insight to the often misunderstood leader of the Union armies who lead his men to complete victory.

So much can be learned from war quotes that one must indulge to understand their full impact in describing the great conflict, and the men who were leaders.

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