Moses Williams, who started his military career as an illiterate soldier and later became commander of Fort Stevens near what is now Astoria, Ore. Williams died in 1899 and is buried in Vancouver. Flipper said the former Buffalo Soldier was one of the most decorated soldiers in the history of the U.S. government.
I love reading about the call on Moses' life. Exodus 3:11 is his immediate response to God's order to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. Moses says "Who am I to appear before Pharaoh? Who am I to lead the people of Israel out of Egypt?" Moses was giving an expression here of inadequacy for such a serious mission. He was just a mere shepherd in Midian what could he do? But God's calling on our life has nothing to do with us.
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and piano pieces. His best-known operas include the Italian comedies Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) and La Cenerentola and the French-language epics Moïse et Pharaon and Guillaume Tell.