Battle of Gettysburg: Turning Point in Civil War "I ... invoke the influence of His Holy Spirit to subdue the anger" -Lincoln - American Minute with Bill Federer
Lincoln stated: "... I locked the door, and got down on my knees before Almighty God, and prayed to Him mightily for victory at Gettysburg.
I told Him that this was His war, and our cause His cause, but we couldn't stand another Fredericksburg or Chancellorsville.
And I then and there made a solemn vow to Almighty God, that if He would stand by our boys at Gettysburg, I would stand by Him ..."