Earlier I posted about the work of the Woman’s Relief Corp. In that writing, I left out one of their most prominent works- the preservation of the Andersonville Prison site in Andersonville, Georgia. This organization is a key element in … Continue reading
Posted in Andersonville, Artists, Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Monuments, preservation, Union, Veterans, Woman's Relief Corps, Women
Tagged Andersonville, Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville National HIstoric Site, Andersonville Prison, Civil War History, Civil War Memory, Civil War Prisons, Clara Barton, Ex-Union Prisoners of War, GAR, Georgia Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic, Lizabeth Turner, Woman's Relief Corp, Woman's Relief Corps
I maybe odd, but I enjoy wondering through old cemeteries. The ones where the stones are leaning over and moss covers one side of the stones. The older cemetery monuments are often artistic and express the love and grief of … Continue reading
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Tagged cemeteries, granite, Italian cemeteries, Italy, monuments, sculptures, stone carving, stone cutters
The sculptors of the monuments on the Civil War battlefields were often well noted artists at the turn of the 20th century. Richard W. Bock, a name fogotten today, was well noted in the early 19th century. If you enjoy … Continue reading
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It is my thought to blog about the ramblings of a historian who is not completely focused on one area of speciality. Hence the name- scattered historian. It is the historian’s job to record history, interpret it and to bring the past to the present generation.