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NC soldier gets proper headstone after more than a century

For more than a century, the remains of Pvt. Franklin Cauble of the 42nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment have rested beneath a mislabeled grave marker in… 535 more words

History

Woodlawn National Cemetery

On a rainy Tuesday I visited Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY.  I’d driven by this a few times but had never been through the gates and I figured on the outer edge of Memorial Day Weekend would be a good time to go pay my respects to those who fought for our freedoms.  248 more words

Photography

Remembering "Hellmira"

Katie Logothetis’ series about Fredericksburg National Cemetery inspired a stop at Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY, where Confederate POWs who died at the Elmira prison camp are buried. 21 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

The Dead of "Hellmira"

A few weeks ago, I visited the former site of the Civil War prison in Elmira, New York. At the time, I recalled a quote from David Blight’s… 724 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places