Just 3 years after the Civil War a man walked 1400 miles

Just 3 years after the Civil War a man walked 1400 miles

Just 3 years after the Civil War a man walked 1400 miles through the former Confederate states with a Union flag to disprove claims of lingering hatred. Gilbert Henderson Bates (February 13, 1836–February 17, 1917) was an American soldier best known for his peaceful postwar marches, first throughout the American South and through England. For […]