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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Wordless Wednesday - John H. Waugh

Monument of John H. Waugh, Hillcrest Cemetery
Born in Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland in 1829
Died in Goodman, Miss.
January 31, 1896

Source: Digital Photography Collection (2009) - Privately owned by Janice Tracy

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