Gods and Generals for My Wife September 7, 2012 5 comments I’ve always had trouble explaining to my wife this nation’s fascination with the Civil War. I am hoping this will help. 5 comments… add one Scott A. MacKenzie September 7, 2012, 1:44 pm I fights mit Siegel! Reply James F. Epperson September 7, 2012, 1:59 pm Good luck! Reply Lyle Smith September 8, 2012, 8:02 am They should have made a parody about Gettysburg called, “Run Germans, Run”. Reply Michaela Levin September 8, 2012, 6:03 pm I love the last scene: “By the way Sir, you can participate in OUR holy war. The Bush government expresses its gratitude in advance.” And General Stonnenwoll Jacksonson: “Damn it, I could have been the greatest Northern States killer and racist of all times, if the war hadn’t ended already.” Reply Craig L. September 10, 2012, 12:27 am I’m still looking for someone fluent in German and willing to critique my translations of three Civil War poems by an “achtundvierziger” whose Northern States regiment occupied Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.