Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Mass grave speaks to sacrifice, loss

Matthew Barbour, a New Mexico state archaeologist, says the remains of Confederate soldiers discovered in 1987 in a mass grave site speak to the violence, loss and futility of war. “It shows the very real consequence of war,” said Barbour during a presentation on the uncovered remains of soldiers killed during the Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass in 1862. “The battle pretty much ended up being pointless,” Barbour said. • Article

No comments:

Post a Comment