An interesting African American monument from 1880 invites comparative study with a white monument across the street.
Charles Harris McPhail’s mourners drew on their classical education to commemorate him.
Given my propensity for finding a sermon under every stone, you’ll not be surprised to find a Confederate tomb in Richmond exemplifying Memorial Day 2020.
As I once walked the grounds of Mt. Hebron contemplating my mortality, I spotted a boy sitting on one of the monuments in the distance. Scenting a treasure and coming closer, I discovered the heilige Kuh! monument (figure 1) of David Brevitt Glaize, only child of David S. and Elizabeth B. Glaize, 1888-1905. He died […]