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Honoring the Dead: What Military Headstones Can Tell Us

By Amy Johnson Crow, on Ancestry
Though military headstones are relatively simple in their design, they can yield a surprising amount of information. In this set of slides, Amy Johnson Crow shares a bit of the history behind military headstones in the U.S., what they can tell us, and clues to look for in other types of tombstones. 
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