• Day15

    Crazy [Richmond]

    January 7, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ -5 °C

    Sometimes it's the smallest detail that sticks when you visit a historical site. Cold Harbor, Va. was a sprawling landscape of carnage that included several major battles in one June 1864 fortnight. So, what did we walk away with? The plantation house [and later, Union HQ] where Patrick Henry was married is also where he kept his first wife chained in the basement. Supposedly, his wife was so crazy she had to be restrained.

    Give me liberty... or just shackle me to the basement wall.
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