Friday, September 24, 2010

Chicago's Oak Woods Cemetery Getting A Make-Over

From SLM News Blog:

23 September 2010Chicago's Confederate burial ground

'The largest Confederate burial ground in the North is quietly undergoing a makeover within the placid grounds of an historic Chicago cemetery.

The Confederate Mound at Oak Woods Cemetery is where approximately 6,000 soldiers and seamen of the Confederacy lay buried is getting what is likely its first major facelift in its 115-year history, according to officials at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, which has stewardship over the federally-owned mound located within the private 180-acre cemetery at 67th and Cottage Grove. Work began this month and is scheduled to wrap-up in January.'

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