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History

Our Honored Dead Danna C. Estridge
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$9.95
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781682738658
This book gives a detailed account of the history of Breastworks Hill Cemetery from its earliest beginnings before the Civil War to its most recent burial in the spring of 2016. During the Civil War, the cemetery played a crucial role in the August 17, 1862 Battle of London, which is recounted in detail in Chapter 3. Although it is no longer a national cemetery, the old graveyard is still an integral part of local history and genealogy. Inside these pages is a comprehensive listing of all burials that have taken place in this old graveyard, compiled by meticulous research through a number of sources, including existing tombstone inscriptions, historical and archaeologica ...