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Monument - Bloody Angle, Spotsylvania Courthouse
Buddy Secor
Battlefield Monuments
Tools of Commemoration & Interpretation

Erecting monuments, markers and memorials on a battlefield to honor those who fought and died there is an age-old impulse, practiced from the days of ancient Greece. Battlefield monuments are also useful tools for interpretation of the battlefield, marking precise locations of troops and events — a phenomenon especially true when those markers were placed by veterans of that engagement.  

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