What does the quote below mean to you?

"We fight for men and women... whose poetry is not yet written, but which will presently... be as enviable
and as renowned as any."

This is a quote from Robert Gould Shaw during the Civil War.

What does it mean to you when you read it?


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  • Just a fancy way of saying, we fight for the future, and later generations because they will be do things that will hold extreme value even though it isn't concieved yet

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  • We fight for those who have not had the chance to live, to make the world a better place for generations to come.

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  • I don't know who Robert Gould Shaw is but I presume he is talking about the legacy for future generations for how they can live their lives.

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  • we fight to make the future a better place

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