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'Lost' Civil War-era cemetery near Nanty Glo found

 

 

Photos by Judy and Hobe Rose

Home Page friends Judy and Hobe Rose write: Here are some pictures
of some of the tombstones in the "Lost Civil War Cemetery" (see Letters
#251, 253, and 255). The one on the bottom right shows the cemetery
as seen from the access road, the rest are self-explanatory. They will be
of interest to anyone who would like to visit the cemetery but is unable
to do so. The site is quiet and serene, lush with greenery and shaded by
tall trees. There are three Civil War veteran's graves and the stark red,
white and blue of the American flags that adorn them makes a striking
presence against the mossy gray of the tombstones and the green of the
ferns and other wild plants that grow among the graves. There are many
graves having no tombstones and they are merely marked by a simple
crude fieldstone or nothing at all. Many of the graves are simply depressions
in the mossy, damp earth.

Update: A letter writer identifies the cemetery as the Rager-Lambaugh cemetery.

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