The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 12
One Fruit of War
One Fruit of War.
No less than 50,000 widows are said to be already receiving pensions from our government. How many more are to be put upon the list of such sufferers from the rebellion, we know not; but very likely the sum-total on both sides may yet reach 150,000. Add the much larger number of orphans; and what a multitude of witnesses to the woes inseparable from war! God have mercy on the men who shall be found in the day of final reckoning responsible for these woes!