Thomas Jefferson was truly one of our most remarkable and wisest men. "John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the white House for a group of the brightest minds in the nation at that time. He made this statement: "This is perhaps the assembly of the most intelligence ever to gather at one time in the White House with the exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone." Click image for his accomplishments. #wisdom
Hetty Cary, descendant of Thos. Jefferson who lived in Richmond during the War. Asked to sew the first designs of the Confederate battleflag for presentation to Generals Beauregard and Johnston in 1861. She married General John Pegram in January 1865; he was killed in action at the Battle of Hatcher's Run three weeks later.