"Supreme sacrifice for their cause. May they rest in peace forever."
The first time photos of Civil War dead appeared in 1865, people were physcially sickened. I believe we are becoming so inured to this same type of carnage seen in the media, that we allow it to continue. Although this is over eight minutes long, it is worth watching.
Music by Luigi Cherubini and a choir of angels. Possibly the oldest video on YouTube.
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