The Connecticut River Valley area of New England was the Cross roads of migration to Vermont, New York and westward. Photographs of gravestones in the Connecticut River Valley area of Massachusetts and Connecticut, the earlier the date, the better. The cemeteries are located within 30 miles on BOTH sides of the Connecticut River which covers a good deal of area.
Includes a PDF file with a list of headstones. The national cemetery is located on the site of the Battle of New Orleans in 1815, next to Chalmette Battlefield in Louisiana. Established in May 1864 as a final resting place for Union soldiers who died in Louisiana during the Civil War, the 15,000 headstones in the cemetery mark the gravesites of veterans of the Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War.
This blog was created to promote the historical importance of cemeteries, grave markers, and the family history to be learned from a study of burial customs, burying grounds, and tombstones of Central Florida. This blog is a member of the Association of Graveyard Rabbits.