A ball to the shoulder was the beginning of the end for 1st Lieut. Lyman Nicholson at Gettysburg.
Julius Langbein’s mausoleum makes aggressive claims on his behalf. See a new appendix with additional evidence for social competition among veterans!
Grim nineteenth-century demographics mourned with grim saccharine verses.
A fireworks show does not clamor for our attention as much as this stone does!
An interesting Civil War monument seen today in Damascus, PA.
Daniel Miles died of wounds received repulsing Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg.
Unusual stylized stone mortars decorate the monumental staircase of a GAR-reserved burial area in Flower Hill Cemetery in Binghamton, New York.
The monument of George Jago compels interest for its use of a popular song and its odd iconography.
A Union soldier dead in the final push to take Petersburg and end the war: seven days before Lee surrendered.
An exceptional building on the National Register in Scranton with extraordinary terra cotta.