The Lexington Cemetery (Lexington, Kentucky)

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Buckeye Bill

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I hope that you enjoyed it and if your travels ever bring you down this way, you are always welcome at my home.
Very kind!

The same invitation is given if you are up north in the Greater Cincinnati Area.

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They are in a much pastoral and tranquil setting than they were when they were downtown and as this is an older and much more established cemetery, they may not have had a great deal of unoccupied room to work with. When I use to pass by Morgan's statue when it was at the courthouse, the thing that always struck me was that besides the tremendous amount of pigeon poop that was on it was that the main part of the statue that you could see clearly was the underside of his horse.:O o:
 

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You missed several other important graves there, Bill. Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, commander of the Army of the Cumberland's Reserve Corps, is buried there. A few yards away--perhaps 40 or so--is the grave of Brig. Gen. Abraham Buford, commander of a division under Forrest and John Buford's first cousin. And in another part of the cemetery rests Henry Brainard McClellan, the very able adjutant general for both JEB Stuart and Wade Hampton, who was headmaster of a private girl's school in Lexington after the war.
 

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This is a very beautiful and well maintained cemetery as is the cemetery in near by Frankfort. Graves in Frankfort include Daniel Boone, Simon Bolivar Buckner, John J. Crittenden (Crittenden Compromise), George B. Crittenden (Union), Thomas L. Crittenden (Confederate), Major Thomas B. Moore (Orphan Brigade), General Daniel Weisiger Lindsey (Union 22nd Kentucky Reg).

Didn't mean to get off track, but I always try to promote my home state when I can.
 
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This is a very beautiful and well maintained cemetery as is the cemetery in near by Frankfort. Graves in Frankfort include Daniel Boone, Simon Bolivar Buckner, John J. Crittenden (Crittenden Compromise), George B. Crittenden (Union), Thomas L. Crittenden (Confederate), Major Thomas B. Moore (Orphan Brigade), General Daniel Weisiger Lindsey (Union 22nd Kentucky Reg).

Didn't mean to get off track, but I always try to promote my home state when I can.
You forgot the most important grave in the whole Frankfort Cemetery, Paul.

Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC!

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Semper Fi,
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You missed several other important graves there, Bill. Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, commander of the Army of the Cumberland's Reserve Corps, is buried there. A few yards away--perhaps 40 or so--is the grave of Brig. Gen. Abraham Buford, commander of a division under Forrest and John Buford's first cousin. And in another part of the cemetery rests Henry Brainard McClellan, the very able adjutant general for both JEB Stuart and Wade Hampton, who was headmaster of a private girl's school in Lexington after the war.
Next time......
 
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You missed several other important graves there, Bill. Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, commander of the Army of the Cumberland's Reserve Corps, is buried there.
nice photos next time dont forget to visit General Gibson
We were there last October, and I made sure to get both. The other referenced Cemetery in Frankfort is also another beautiful sight to see, indeed.

Also buried there is Jim Varney, can't forget about Ernest P. Worrell! :smile:

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