Posts Tagged ‘General Daniel E. Sickles’

“It is not surprising and will scarcely cause any comment if some soft-hearted or soft-brained woman goes into hysterics over the death of her pet dog or cat, and gives herself up to the most extravagant grief over his demise, but the spectacle of a veteran soldier who fought with distinction in the Civil War, […]

Once upon a time – June 1908, to be exact – an eccentric pseudo-princess portrait painter came to New York City. This beautiful auburn-haired princess loved all kinds of animals and despised people who were not kind to them. She told the press (via her private press secretary, Frederick M. Delius) that she lived by […]