A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets.
I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don't like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don't solicit their opinions or votes.
If forced to choose between the penitentiary and the White House for four years, I would say the penitentiary, thank you.
I would make this war as severe as possible, and show no symptoms of tiring till the South begs for mercy.
I know I had no hand in making this war, and I know I will make more sacrifices today than any of you to secure peace.
War is the remedy that our enemies have chosen, and I say let us give them all they want.