Friday, April 9, 2010

War's toll through one shattered family

A new exhibit at Fredericksburg and Spotyslvania National Military Park focuses not only on the tragedy of a lost life, but on the very real consequences of a family's loss of its breadwinner. "A Family Shattered" uses a very rare wooden cemetery headboard as the centerpiece to reveal the story of the family of Colonel John W. Patterson of Pittsburgh. • Article

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