Richmond Cemeteries

Richmond Cemeteries Richmond Virginia the capital of the Confederacy and once one of the most prosperous cities in the United States is home to a range of cemeteries that tell the story of American trends in honoring

  • Title: Richmond Cemeteries
  • Author: Christine Stoddard Misty Thomas Ryan K. Smith
  • ISBN: 9781467122047
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Paperback
  • Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy and once one of the most prosperous cities in the United States, is home to a range of cemeteries that tell the story of American trends in honoring the dead African slaves were interred in Shockoe Bottom s so called burial ground for negroes, US presidents James Monroe and John Tyler were buried in Hollywood Cemetery, anRichmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy and once one of the most prosperous cities in the United States, is home to a range of cemeteries that tell the story of American trends in honoring the dead African slaves were interred in Shockoe Bottom s so called burial ground for negroes, US presidents James Monroe and John Tyler were buried in Hollywood Cemetery, and Civil War soldiers were commemorated throughout the metropolis indeed, the River City has laid blacks and whites to rest in flood zones and on rolling hills alike During and shortly after the Civil War, Richmond worked to accommodate thousands of new graves Today, Richmonders work to preserve and celebrate the past while making way for the future.

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    1. I would give this book one star but decided on two because I did enjoy the history and some of the photos. The reason I disliked this book is there were a bunch of mistakes and flaws. The first thing was information that was repeated over and over again. I understand it may be important but I don't want to hear about again and again. There were a few spelling mistakes as well throughout. What really ruined it was a picture of Eliza Poe that they said was a picture of Frances Allan, Edgar Allan P [...]

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