Browsing All posts tagged under »Confederate graves«

“they’re not strangers… and they stay as they lay…”

September 13, 2011 by

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There’s something that struck me long ago, while watching Last of the Mohicans (the newest version), but not necessarily in relation to that time period. Specifically, I’m talking about the marking or remarking of graves of Civil War soldiers. We see it often, in instances where folks, today, wish to mark the graves of people […]

A study in “honors at the gravesite”

September 30, 2008 by

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I’d like to add more to the Levi Miller investigation, but that is ongoing. So, in the meantime, I thought I’d launch a different study. Actually, I’d like to ask a question that evolves out of one of the comments I received yesterday about individual perspective of what it means to have gravesite ceremonies for Civil […]

Responsible Confederate flagging of graves

March 17, 2008 by

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This might seem petty to some, but this is just one of those items that gets under my skin. It’s just one of my those “stickler” issues that I have as an historian. Just about every morning, I drive by Woodbine Cemetery in Harrisonburg, Virginia and I notice the seven star First National Confederate flag […]