Thursday, December 11, 2014

Skies Over Andersonville National Cemetery

DSC_0261 “Andersonville National Cemetery was established to provide a permanent place of honor for those who died in military service to our country.”

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“The initial interments, beginning in February 1864, were trench burials of the prisoners who died in the nearby military prison. In fourteen months, nearly 13,000 soldiers were buried here.”

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“Today the cemetery contains nearly 20,000 interments. Burial locations can be located online using the Nationwide Graveside Locator.” READ MORE

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11 comments:

Jim said...

Powerful images.

Fun60 said...

The regimented rows of gravestones is a very sad sight.

eileeninmd said...

It is sad to see how many lives were lost due to the war.. Great shots, thanks for sharing.. Have a happy weekend!

Rajesh said...

Great shots of the place under the blue sky.

Felicia said...

sad to see soooooo many headstones.

Terri Buster said...

Awesome images!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Such powerful photos!

EG CameraGirl said...

A lovely sky!

Barb said...

Hi Joe, The row after row of stones makes a person think about sacrifice.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Those rows and rows of stones are so unspeakably sad. I did not know about that registry that lets people locate a grave; that's very interesting.

We wish you both a Merry Christmas!

Marie said...

Great photos!