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On hallowed ground : the story of Arlington National Cemetery / Robert M. Poole.

Author/Creator:
Poole, Robert M.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Walker & Co., 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
352 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
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Subjects:
Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.) -- History.
Arlington (Va.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
United States -- History, Military -- Miscellanea.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Disunion. Leaving Arlington ; Occupation ; "Vast army of the wounded" ; First burials ; A question of ownership
pt. 2. Reunion. "A splendid little war" ; L'Enfant's grand view ; Known but to God ; A time to build up ; "We are in it
all the way" ; The nastiest little war
pt. 3. The nation's cemetery. "I could stay here forever" ; The last unknown ; War comes to Arlington ; Taps
Benediction

Appendix 1. Arlington chronology
Appendix 2. Regulations for burial.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-339) and index.
ISBN:
9780802715487 (hbk. : alk. paper) :
0802715486 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
317928784