|Sherri Slater (#47028396)|
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|KBrandon||Shiloh Cemetery in Indiana|
Sherri, I added a few names and dates to the Shiloh Cemetery. I have personally read this cemetery, and I also have two separate readings of the cemetery from the early 1900's. Also, there is a newspaper article from the September 1, 1941 Palladium-Item Newspaper in Richmond, Indiana that tells of the deliberate destruction of this cemetery by the landowner (then), with the use of a sledgehammer. I found 30 broken stones, 23 of which were still in the ground - with the tops gone. I found 15 semi-readable stones. I did see a few imprints of a sledgehammer on a few of the stones.
This is a very pretty spot for a cemetery, and I can see why they chose it.
I hope that this information helps.
Added by KBrandon on May 19, 2011 9:33 AM
That would be great if you would add the photos. We were hoping to get back there this year but it isn't going to happen.
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