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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday - John M. Terry, Spanish American War Veteran

This old and weathered grave stone in Harland's Creek Cemetery marks the burial place of John M. Terry, a veteran of the Spanish-American War. According to the inscription on the marker, Mr. Terry served in "CO. A, 5 U.S. VOL., INF, SP. AM. WAR. Although his date of birth is shown on the stone as Mar 31 1871, his date of death is not shown. Harland's Creek Cemetery is located in the Coxburg community of Holmes County, Mississippi.

Photograph by Natalie Maynor

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