Gettysburg Battlefield

Eternal Light Peace Memorial

Iverson's Brigade

Army of Northern Virginia.

Virginia Memorial

Gettysburg - Soldiers' National Cemetery

Annie L. Bartel, daughter of John & Elizabeth

Elias J. Sheads and J. James Sheads.  These seem to be two brothers who fought together and died less than four months apart.

This stone was broken by gun fire during the Battle of Gettysburg

Milton Valentine

David C. Myers. A member of CO.F.S7th Reg't PA. Vols.  Captured at the Battle of Wilderness in May 1864 and died 4 months later.

John Scott, son of W.C. and Hettie S. Rogers

Octavia Ellis Hill and Mary Ludlow Lord were both wives of Henry J. Fahnestock.  Octavia, his 2nd wife, died less than 2 years after Mary died.

John aged 3 years with a lovely sculpture of a lamb.

Frederick A Huber.

Jennie Wade, killed while making bread for the union soldiers.

Elizabeth Masser Thorn

The Monticello Graveyard

Thomas Jefferson, author of the declaration of American independence.

Another view of the grave of Thomas Jefferson.

Jane Randolph, wife of Peter Jefferson and mother of Thomas Jefferson.

William Lewis Randolph.  Confederate states army ordinance officer, Armisteads Brigade, Picketts division.

Anne Harloe Truscott and Lucian King Truscott III

Lexington, Virginia

These plaques are embedded in pavements around Lexington, Virginia.

Frank Padget.  Boatman, slave, savior rescued 49 men from James River flood of 1854 before drowning.

Dr. Ephraim McDowell 1st non-lethal ovariotomy 1809.  Removed 22lb tumor no anesthetic.

Little Sorrel CSA War Horse.  General Jackson's steadfast steed.  Buried at VMI 1997.

William E. Wilcher.  Last man hanged in Lexington, VA Aug. 3, 1906

C. M. Figgat.  Cashier/embezzler.  Broke the Bank of Lexington, fled on the C&O West 1895.

Mel Greenberg.  Confidence man hoodwinked locals Lexington 1974.

Meriwether Lewis 1774-1809.  Commander of the Lewis & Clark expedition.

William Clark of the Lewis & Clark expedition at Shield's Tavern 1809.
Mary McD Greenlee, 1st woman settler.  Feisty tavern keeper.  Regarded as a witch.  Died 1809 at 102 yrs.

Traveller.  Horse of Gen. Robert E. Lee.  Placed by Virginia Div. UDC.  May 8, 1971.  This grave is just outside the chapel with the grave of Robert E. Lee.
Virginia Military Institute

This chapel is in the grounds of the Virginia Military Institute.  He is represented as if sleeping on the battlefield.

Bruton Parish Church, Colonial Williamsburg

Mrs Ann Burges, wife of the Revd Henry John Burges of the Isle of Wight who died in childbirth

Confederate soldier 1862

In memory of Letitia Tyler Semple

Sydney Smith, Virginia Constance Smith, Henry Bruce Smith, Lucy Talbot Cosby, Mary Eliza Neel

John Millington MD

Capt AJ Humphreys, Lt John F Addison and George T Ward were all killed in the battle of Williamsburg

Some gravestones in Herefordshire in England stand on very similar animal shaped feet so Martin and Claire wondered if the monumental mason had come from Herefordshire originally.