I feel like I know Henry Augustus Sand pretty well. Not that I ever met him. After all, he died in 1862. But, I have read a great deal about him, his service to his country, and his ultimate sacrifice. He is, of course, interred at Green-Wood. I told his noble, heroic, yet s... Read more
As Memorial Day rapidly approaches, we think of the men and women who have sacrificed so much in service to this country. We honor their service.
In 2002, we launched Green-Wood's Civil War Project. We wanted to identify and locate the graves of Civil War veterans who are... Read more
We have a new Historic Fund volunteer--Patty. She was interested in doing something, and, it turned out, she is quite the genealogical researcher. Once I learned that, I suggested that she might do follow-up research on the biographies of some of our Civil War veterans, look... Read more
On December 23, 2010, I blogged about a painting I had just purchased on behalf of the Green-Wood Historic Fund that memorialized the Civil War career of Major Edward Marrenner.
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Memorial Day Weekend is just a few days away.
As those of you who follow my blog know, we have great plans for that weekend--the Grand Procession, the March of Honor, and an exhibition on our Civil War veterans, "Honoring Their Sacrifice."
We started setting the exhibi... Read more