Gettysburg, US Civil War

Gettysburg, US Civil War

I had never seen this grave marker under a tree in the Soldiers Field of Magnolia Cemetery.

After the Civil War citizens of Charleston raised money to move the remains of local soldiers buried at Gettysburg to Magnolia Cemetery.

Gettysburg, US Civil War
Gettysburg, US Civil War

This was not an easy undertaking at the time. Charleston was devastated during the war, and after, since it was the attack on Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor that start of the war.

 

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