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Picture on the Wall

Something for the weekend.  Picture on the Wall.  Written in 1864 by Henry Clay Work, it captures the overwhelming tragedy of each of the 650-800,000 deaths in our Civil War.  319 more words

Neglected Structures & Overgrown Places #06 -- Defunct Garden Clock

I wonder whether this clock ground to a halt at 6.30 in the morning or evening and what time of year it happened. Perhaps it was summer, so the gardener was outside and missed his breakfast or tea as a result. 28 more words

Photography

Hits of the Sixties!

Now that Sherman is marching through Georgia, albeit retroactively, I thought it time to discuss a little ditty that is guaranteed to make Confederate blood boil: Henry Clay Work’s… 773 more words

Memory

Marching Through Georgia

Something for the weekend.  Although written to commemorate the march to the sea, only Marching Through Georgia seems appropriate for the weekend after the 150th anniversary of the fall of Atlanta, and Tennessee Ernie Ford gives us a spirited rendition.  55 more words