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Sultana Memorial in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee: On April 27,1865, the SS Sultana exploded just north of Memphis, Tennessee on the Mississippi River. Of the 2400 people on board, 1700 died. Most of the passengers were newly freed Union POWs heading home

Post-Occupation Atlanta: Another Look. The very fetching 19-year-old Octavia Hammond – soon to be married to Augustus Dixon Adair — writes a letter from Atlanta to the wife of Augustus’ cousin, Mrs. George Washington Adair Sr., who has not yet come home from her exile.

Little Stranger, Vale Cemetery. Schenectady, New York.

Two graveshelters in Agee Cemetery, Hasty, Arkansas ~ Graves of two young Agee children from early 1900's. Their grandfather, William N. Christian, built two little houses over the graves to protect them. He kept a split bottom chair inside the largest house. Every day he would walk the two miles up the hill to the cemetery, take out his chair, sit and whittle to "be with the babies" until evening. The old photo of the Agee family taken c.1915-16 is posted inside the gravehouse.

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Art Nouveau tomb in the Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris

THIS humble grave is the final resting place of hellraiser DENNIS HOPPER. The Hollywood star wanted to be buried in the Native American-style burial mound — little more than a pile of rocks. Its only marker is a plastic wallet stuck in the ground with his name on. Jesus Nazareno Cemetery in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico.

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This extravagant tomb of industrialist Giuseppe Pongiglione is filled with fantastic details including a stone train, a rat and a large moth emerging from a chrysalis. Sculpted by Lorenzo Vergnano, its subject had a great deal of say in how he was to be portrayed; the work was completed 15 years before Pongiglione's death in 1886. Cimitero Monumentale di Milano, Milan, Italy #cemetery #grave_marker #headstone #gravestone #tombstone

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Sandra West was buried in her powder blue Ferrari in San Antonio, California.

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Guarding Her Grave This is the famous cast iron dog in Hollywood Cemetery-Richmond, Virginia. Little Florence Bree's brother begged his father for this dog, which used to stand outside a merchant's shop in Richmond. The father eventually bought the dog for him and when his little sister Florence died of scarlet fever the dog was placed at her grave. The dog not only watches over Florence but also was put there to save it from being melted down for confederate bullets during the Civil War. For w

Boys and their Dog Abbot P. Wingate Of the class of 1866 in Harvard University Died May 23, 1865 aged 20 years 9 mos. William T. Wingate Graduate of the Boston Latin School Died July 15, 1865 aged 18 years 6 mos. Children of William A. Eliza W. Wingate "Lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided"

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Staglieno Cemetery: Pescia Tomb, 1897