The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone (1959)

1 corrected entry in The Passersby

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The Passersby - S3-E4

Corrected entry: Lincoln refers to himself as "the last casualty of the Civil War." Although he used the phrase "a great civil war" in the Gettysburg Address, that name for the conflict wasn't generally applied to it until much later. In 1865, Lincoln would have called it "The War Between the States." (00:23:30)

Jean G

Correction: There is no basis for this statement. Many prominent men used the term "Civil War" in Lincoln's time. And Lincoln used the term himself on many occasions, not just in the Gettysburg Address (for example, when addressing the Senate about the War in '62). Not to mention, the term "civil war" for a war among its citizens has been around since the 15th century (which men like Lincoln would have known).

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