“We want a vigorous prosecution of the war” – Chaplain calls for hard war against Confederacy in 1863

"I pronounce this rebellion wicked," thundered John Chandler Gregg in a speech given in Wiconisco, Pennsylvania.


A fiery speech in 1917 cited “the blood of the Civil War veterans” to call for American entrance into World War I

A minister in Wisconsin summons the memory of his father, a Civil War veteran, while advocating war against Germany.