Draped flag motif, Evergreen Cemetery, 2014

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Civil War stones are among those most highly embellished with Victorian symbols of mourning pertinent to war.

Flags and swords, usually draped or crossed and are often underscored by heroic verse. This type of decoration is used most singularly for those who died in service.

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