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A Founding Member of The Association of Graveyard Rabbits

 

Let's talk of graves and worms and epitaphs.
Shakespeare

 

 

An Epitaph A Day - November 11

Keeps Death's Spectre Away

All Epitaphs This Week Will Be Of Those
Who Served Their Country


Herman S. son of A. J. and Mary S. Thomas
died at Monteray, Mexico, Sept. 23, 1846

A soldier of the Mexican War, conspicuous for gallantry in
the front ranks, among his heroic comrades in the memorable charge of the
height commanding Monteray, he fell mortally wounded.





Source:

Ridgely, Helen West. Historic Graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia: With the Inscriptions Appearing on the Tombstones in Most of the Counties of the State and in Washington and Georgetown. National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland. New York: The Grafton press, 1908.

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