To continue with Judge Daniel A. Grimsley’s efforts to memorialize the Cedar Mountain Battlefield, two more news clippings are presented here. These document his successful efforts to coordinate brotherly reunions between the veteran soldiers of the Blue and the Gray. In this instance the occasion was the dedication of the 28th New York Monument in the Culpeper National Cemetery, August 9, 1902.
In the relics room at the Friends of Cedar Mountain meeting house, there hangs a laminated newspaper. It is an original edition of the Culpeper Enterprise, dated August 15, 1902. The dedication of the 28th New York Monument in the Culpeper National Cemetery is the subject of the entire issue. Thinking it might be of interest to our visitors, I transcribed the paper and post it here. Continue reading “Dedication of the 28th New York Monument at Culpeper National Cemetery”