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Darrell Landrum (#47662604)
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Bio Photo For any of us who have been on this site for a while, I am sure you have noticed the same things that are causing me frustrations. Too much pettiness, too many people looking to have the most memorials and too many pop-up advertisements. Sad really as this seemed like such a great idea when I first signed on. The biggest pet peeve of all is disrespect. Keep in mind that you can attract more bees with honey than you can with vinegar...before you send me a nasty note.

I have not stopped my work on the Confederate section of Old City Cemetery. This is a labor of love and I will not stop til it is complete. If you take photos in the Confederate section to post a memorial here, please check, double check and triple check before posting. There are a lot of errors in the records and a number of the stones are incorrectly marked. Effective immediately, I will be posting memorials for soldiers in the Confederate section based on how their names are written down in the Diuguid records as those records seem to be the most used. I will also post the correct name of any soldier based on unit records or any other information you may pass on to me with the correct spelling of a soldier's name. A HUGE thank you goes out to find-a-grave member LJH for all of the help in correctly identifying the men!

I put a lot of effort into taking good quality photos. These last couple of years have been a learning experience, but I think I have got the hang of it, finally. I hope you don't mind my posting a photo to your memorial, even though you may already have one or more up. If you do not want my photo on your memorial, please let me know and I will remove it. It is so very important to me to take a good quality photo as I want to make sure the info I put on a memorial is correct on the chance that a family member will find the information and be able to use it. I always spend a little extra time wiping off grass clippings or bird poop, but that is all. Sunny days are best for a good photo, morning shadows really make a stone pop. Photoshop is your friend as well :)

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Beverly Joe Vaughn ☮
RE: William Dodson
A friend sent me the pic. It was pretty dark so I used a program to lighten it so the stone could be seen better. They didn't want their name linked to the pic. I asked about giving credit but was told, "No" to just use it if I could get it to lighten.
I do a lot of work on restoring old family pics so it wasn't hard at all to lighten that one a bit so it showed the stone better.
Be safe out there among the stones.
Bev ~:}
Added by Beverly Joe Vaughn ☮... on Dec 07, 2014 9:57 PM
Beverly Joe Vaughn ☮
RE: William Dodson
Thanks you so much for your kind words. Which memorial did you my picture on? I really can't bring to mind any one that I've taken that was as impressive as what you saw, but thank you.
Please let me know.
Be safe out there among the stones.
Bev ~:}
Added by Beverly Joe Vaughn ☮... on Dec 06, 2014 7:39 AM
Barbara Campbell
RE: Thomas Farthing
My apologizes. The NC memorial is a cenotaph. I just read :This is a cenotaph memorial. Buried Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg City, Virginia, Plot: Grave 7 Row 1 Lot 169 - See Memorial# 126652480 for burial location. That was in the the flower contributions and not listed otherwise.
Added by Barbara Campbell on Dec 05, 2014 1:51 AM
Frances Barksdale
Thanks for the picture and for letting me know there is no marker. I appreciate you taking the time to do this.
Added by Apollymi on Dec 02, 2014 7:34 AM
Diane Wardlaw
John and Sarah Paxton
Wow!! That really is ironic and amazing!! I surely didn't expect results that fast! I am very grateful for you and glad you were there at the right place and time! Thank you so much! Diane
Added by Diane Wardlaw on Dec 02, 2014 5:57 AM
June Atkinson
James E. Gouldman
Are you a Gouldman descendant, or other name related to Gouldman? I will try to add James E. in his proper status. Thank you for your work. My daughter is a descendant. I am trying to find any tidbit of info that the Gouldman ancestor was the father of Edward Gouldman of Essex then Appomattox Counties, hoping to prove a Patriot ancestor. She has 43 now, and the going is getting rougher.

Thank you again.
June Atkinson
Santa Monica, CA
Added by June Atkinson on Dec 01, 2014 9:23 AM
Cindy Akers
RE: Jessie Landrum
You are very welcome!
Added by Cindy Akers on Nov 30, 2014 11:45 PM
RE: Frances Barksdale
Go ahead and post the pictures. When you do, I will contact the manager and let her know to add a note that there is no stone for that memorial. That way no one else will look. Thank you for your time.
Added by Apollymi on Nov 30, 2014 5:05 PM
Cindy Akers
RE: Jessie Landrum
OK, Darrell, she should be on your list right now. Glad I could help you out!
Added by Cindy Akers on Nov 29, 2014 1:33 PM
Mary Alice Stegall Wojcik
William McClendon
I am very new at this. Do you prefer transferring an individual or posting the information.

William A, McClendon was my great uncle and I have been researching him for 30 years. Most of my information is documented from the National Archives.

Born: 1842 Stewart County, Ga
Died: May 25, 1864 Lynchburg Va.

If you transfer William McClendon I will be happy to update his memorial.

Mary Alice Stegall Wojcik
Added by Mary Alice Stegall Wojcik on Nov 03, 2014 11:34 PM
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