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Did you know there is a Tomb of the Unknown Civil War Soldier.
1 posted on 01/18/2012 5:11:09 PM PST by shove_it
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Interesting. Thanks for posting.

God Bless Our Troops!


2 posted on 01/18/2012 5:55:39 PM PST by bigheadfred
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Nice collection...and I find it interesting that in the few handwritten notes on the postcards, the spelling was without error.

Try a similar comparison in today's world....so much for 'modern' publik education.

3 posted on 01/18/2012 6:10:27 PM PST by ErnBatavia (Carterize Obama in November)
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I love the irony of the Union attempt to slight Robert E. Lee by turning his farm into a cemetery which turned into the most hallowed ground in the nation.


4 posted on 01/18/2012 6:20:35 PM PST by Rebelbase
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I remember visiting a Civil War graveyard somewhere near Williamsburg. Many of the graves, a simple piece of flat stone in the ground, were marked "Unknown".

There were a bunch of unknowns back then. One could only imagine the heartbreak their mothers suffered.

5 posted on 01/18/2012 6:58:18 PM PST by FlyVet
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