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"Bring Me Your Dead" December 30th, 2011 Acushnet Cemetery
A very unusual wall around a family plot found in Miami Cemetery, Saline Co., Missouri on H-41.  It seems to be a brown ceramic fence but I don't know if there's a special significance to this unusual structure.
A sad stone for a 10 month old child.  It shows a child reclining at the top of a domed tablet headstone.  Miami Cemetery, Saline Co., Missouri, Highway 41.
The domed tablet for Alexander is unusual in its use of Roman Numerals for birth and death dates.  Born-1788, Died-1846.  Machpelah Cemetery, Lexington, Missouri
Mt Mora Cemetery, St Joseph, Missouri.  A large, gothic style used to house a sarcophagus where the body is interred above ground.  It is sometimes referred to as a "bench tomb" or "grave shed".  Dec. 2, 2001
A sarcophagus surrounded by a large gothic style open "church" structure.  A sarcophagus  was used to inter the body above ground.  Sometimes referred to as a "bench tomb" or "grave shed".  Mt Mora Cemetery, St Joseph, Missouri  Dec. 2, 2001
Mt Mora Cemetery, St. Joseph, Missouri  Both stones are for M. Jeff Thompson but the one in back is a military stone for Brig. Gen. M. Jeff Thompson, who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War.  He was known as "The Missouri Swamp Fox".  He aquired this nickname from the talent to wage guerrilla warfare in the swamps around New Madrid, Missouri.  He was born in Harper's Ferry, VA in 1826,and died in 1876 at the age of 50.  He was also a railroad builder and state engineer as well as mayor of St. Joseph, MO.Dec. 2, 2001 For further information go to  http://mmcwrt.missouri.org.
A gothic style framework around a sarcophagus, which is for a body buried above ground.  Mt Mora Cemetery Kansas City, Missouri Dec.2, 2001
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"Bring Me Your Dead"
December 30th, 2011
Acushnet Cemetery

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"Bring Me Your Dead" December 30th, 2011 Acushnet Cemetery
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