Benjamin Harvey Hill

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Benjamin Harvey Hill (September 14, 1823August 16, 1882) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. senator and a Confederate senator from the state of Georgia.


  • Who saves his country, saves himself, saves all things, and all things saved do bless him! Who lets his country die, lets all things die, dies himself ignobly, and all things dying curse him!
    • Reported in Benjamin H. Hill, Jr., Senator Benjamin H. Hill of Georgia; His Life, Speeches and Writings (1893), epigraph, p. 594. From "Notes on the Situation", a series of articles appearing in the Chronicle and Sentinel, Atlanta, Georgia.

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