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Posted 18 May 2018 - 08:22 PM

Discovered this grave today. it is overgrown with grass and soil.  However, the word and date struck me. The civil war was on. My imagination told me this was the grave of a loved one that had fallen and their wish was for peace. It moved me.

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Posted 19 May 2018 - 01:32 AM

That stone should be cleared off, and the words exposed again.

Good find, Charles.
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Posted 19 May 2018 - 01:07 PM

That stone should be cleared off, and the words exposed again.

Good find, Charles.

 

I'm with Art on this.  That grave looks like it has a story that is just waiting to be told.

 

Nice work, Charles.  :)


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Posted 19 May 2018 - 05:49 PM

Thank you, Gentlemen.
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Posted 20 May 2018 - 11:18 PM

Nice Charles!!! I always have a sad feeling when grave stones and cemeteries become lost to time.

 

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:36 AM

Nice Charles!!! I always have a sad feeling when grave stones and cemeteries become lost to time.

 

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Same here, James. This is a Catholic cemetery, so I was surprised at the condition of some of the graves. 


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