Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Shepherd’s Crook

In Memory of My beloved husband EDWARD G. HANDY Born Nov. 11th, 1821 Died June 28th, 1871 A kind and thoughtful Husband …. …..Beloved sleep ISOBEL Y. P. HANDY 1823 – 1902 The rounded-top white marble gravestone of Edward and … Continue reading

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The Post Grand Sire

The cartouche on the face of the plinth is badly worn and eroded but is discernible: Frederick D. Stuart Post Grand Sire I.O.O.F. Born in Poughkeepsie N. Y. July 11, 1811 Died in Washington, D.C. January 25, 1878 Frederick D. … Continue reading

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The Helmet

ALEXANDER MACOMB MAJOR GENERAL COMMANDING-IN-CHIEF UNITED STATES ARMY DIED AT WASHINGTON THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT 25 JUNE 1841 IT WERE BUT A SMALL TRIBUTE TO HIS MEMORY TO SAY THAT IN YOUTH AND MANHOOD, HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE … Continue reading

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The Mighty Cannon

The Mighty Cannon Near the entrance of the Rosehill Cemetery in the Northside of Chicago is a monument dedicated to Battery A of the Chicago Light Artillery unit.  According to a newspaper account from the time of the dedication, the … Continue reading

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Second Burial

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF FREDERICK A. RAUCH FIRST PRESIDENT OF MARSHALL  COLLEGE BORN IN KIRCHBRACHT JUL 27, 1806 DIED AT MERCERSBURG MARCH 2, 1841 Frederick Augustus Rauch, was the first and founding president of Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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