For the Union Dead
by Robert Lowell
For the Union Dead Sacrifice Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
"Relinquunt Omnia Servare Rem Publicam." (Epigraph)
Translation: "They gave up all to serve the republic." To give one's life is the ultimate sacrifice. It certainly trumps trying to give up Facebook for a month (by about a zillion times).
and his bell-cheeked Negro infantry
on St. Gaudens' shaking Civil War relief (21–23)
This is the first appearance of the memorial, which commemorates the sacrifice of the Union Soldiers. The whole squad is up there representing. Big ups.