The Sword is symbolic of courage; justice; martyrdom; military or warfare.
Rest my son in thy far off grave.
You died for your country like a hero brave. 143 more words
From The Courier-Journal (Louisville KY)
Published March 10, 1895
An article is published concerning the grave of a 9-year-old girl whose full name was carved into her headstone: Henry Ritter Emma Ritter Dema Ritter Sweet Potato Cream A. 35 more words
On select Thursdays we are highlighting the final resting place of someone related to the Lincoln assassination story. It may be the grave of someone whose name looms large in assassination literature, like a conspirator, or the grave of one of the many minor characters who crossed paths with history. 2,226 more words