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This is an autumn shot of Triangular Field bordered by Rose Woods. With the weeds dying away, it’s much easier to see the carpet of boulders at this time of year, and to take a closer look at the old stone wall. (No one is certain whether or not this is the original wall. I would imagine it’s probably been restacked a time or two).If the grass was relatively low in July, the soldiers could have seen these rocks and tried to avoid them a little during their uphill climb, but as they were obligated to keep their eyes on the enemy, they likely didn’t have that option. Staying in formation must have been an impossible task, indeed.
PVT. COLUMBUS AKERS
Born December 24, 1835 --- Died July 03, 1863
Co. E, 42ND Mississippi Infantry
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