Category Archives: Photo Essays (miscellaneous)

Arlington National Cemetery Redux -a photo essay

Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for many of our nation’s most cherished HEROES. Its history dates back to the Civil War when the U.S. Government foreclosed on the estate of CSA General Robert E. Lee. Overlooking Washington … Continue reading

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Montgomery, Alabama -a photo essay

This past July I was in Montgomery, Alabama for work meetings. Besides being the state capital, Montgomery is also the county seat for Montgomery County. Today, the city has a population slightly more than 200,000 -a significant increase from the … Continue reading

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Chicagoland Civil War Era Graves -a short photo essay

This past May I was in the Chicago area and found myself with some extra time on a couple of evenings. I was able to visit several historic cemeteries during this trip including: Graceland Cemetery and Rosehill Cemetery. To say … Continue reading

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Bennett Place -a photo essay

I visited the historic Bennett Place, in Durham, North Carolina, this past July. Run by the state of North Carolina, it is a historic site that you need to visit if you are in the area. I was fortunate to … Continue reading

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Georgia Civil War Era Graves -a photo essay

Over the past several weeks I have found myself in Georgia for two separate trips. Besides hosting the Battle of Chickamauga, Atlanta Campaign and the March to the Sea, Georgia is the final resting place for many of the Confederacy’s … Continue reading

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Historic Selma, Alabama -a photo essay

Over the years, I have visited Selma, Alabama on several occasions. The county seat of Dallas County, Selma was incorporated in 1820. Originally inhabited by the Creek Indians, the city got its name from the poem, The Songs of Selma. Selma … Continue reading

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Illinois Civil War Era Graves -a photo essay

I had the opportunity to drive to Chicago this past June. Normally I would fly but the flight was quite expensive for a last minute purchase. Driving from Saint Louis to Chicago is normally a boring endeavor, but this trip … Continue reading

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Washington DC Civil War Era Graves -a photo essay

Last month I was in Washington, DC for work. I had the opportunity to visit several historic cemeteries during the evening hours after work. My visit included stops at Rock Creek Cemetery, the U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery, … Continue reading

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Michigan Civil War Era Graves -a photo essay

This past month I was in southeast Michigan for work meetings. I took a day of vacation so I could pay my respects to some of the Civil War soldiers who are resting in peace under her soil. Michigan would … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Civil War Era Graves -a photo essay

In December 2010, I had a business trip to New England. I was fortunate enough to have time to pay my respects to many Civil War veterans while in Rhode Island. During the Civil War, this small state would send … Continue reading

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