Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Fact of the Day: Senator Baker

When the Civil War begun, Abraham Lincoln's close friend Edward Baker was a Senator who strongly believed in winning the war against the South. Even as a Senator, he volunteered for the Union Army. He sadly lost his life in battle before the war was over. 

9 comments:

Cloudia said...

Another winning fact!


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Emmylou said...

That's soooo sad:(

Bob Bushell said...

Poor old Ted.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Sad that he lost his life before he saw the Union victory.

bj said...

This is such an interesting fact.....and a sad one. He died fighting for what he believed in.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

It's sad that he didn't witness the victory.

Anonymous said...

interesting.. I've learn something new today :}


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Debra She Who Seeks said...

Well, he put his money where his mouth was.

stephen Hayes said...

Some people just feel strongly about their country and act upon their convictions. We need more people today like him.