There are two piece of American history that will fascinate historians forever: the Civil War and America’s involvement in World War II. These events were measures of every character trait found in mankind. Honor, courage, fear, justice, integrity, greed, hatred, forgiveness, tolerance, valor and audacity are only a few adjectives that describe the generations of men who fought in these wars. History was cruel to many, but fair and compassionate to others. Learn about a man challenged by history but lived and talked about it.