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Cynthia A. Meyer - Why Confederate stones pointed at top

Cynthia A Meyer writes:
Reading Michael Watson's article brought back to mind the conversation I had with a Civil War Reenactor several years ago about the tombstones and grave markers that I had been finding. Although I had found several Union headstones in the area, but only a few Confederate were found.

The reenactor asked me if I knew why the Confederate headstones were pointed at the top, admittedly I did not have any idea. He informed me they made the Confederate tombstones pointed at the top "so the Yankees could not sit, and rest on them". - Cynthia A Meyer

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