Three Confederate generals are buried at Spring Hill Cemetery in Lynchburg.
The inscription reads:
Jubal Anderson Early
Born in Franklin County
November 3, 1816
Graduated from West Point 1837
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant of Artillery
Served in Seminole War 1837-38
Member Virginia Legislature 1841-42
Major of 1st Virginia Infantry in
Mexican War 1848
Delegate to Virginia...
This photo shows the Third Infantry of California Volunteers band in 1861, shortly before their departure to protect mail routes in the West. This unit's principle military actions would be against the Shoshone in eastern Idaho, and in the Battle of Bear Creek (also known as the Bear Creek Massacre), the California 3rd lost 14 of its men, while killing hundreds of Shoshone men, women, and children, and...