Honoring the fallen from the Battle of Bentonville during the American Civil War.
Side view above
Front View above.
Here is a quote from Wikipedia on the casualties of battle:
“During the battle, the Confederates suffered a total of nearly 2,600 casualties: 239 killed, 1,694 wounded and 673 missing. About half of the casualties were lost in the Army of Tennessee. The Union army lost 194 killed, 1,112 wounded, and 221 missing, for a total of 1,527 casualties. The wounded were treated at the house of John Harper, with 360 unknown confederates buried in a mass grave next to the Harper family cemetery.”
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Point House was the venue for the wedding we attended on Cape Code two weeks ago. The use of a rudder shaped sign for the name of the house was very appropriate to the setting.
While walking around the downtown area of the Chatham, we saw a wonderful sign for ‘Canterbury Leather’. Here it is in B&W:
Now take a look at the color of the leather vest:
This picture is for you, Helen.
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While on Cape Cod in Chatham, Massachusetts last weekend, we stayed a a quaint little motel called the Chatham Highlander. We found this green painted bicycle leaning against a tree, pretending to be a flower pot.
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This statue of a bear is located outside of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming. In full color, the bear is a wonderful orange, but the transition to black and white is also quite appealing:
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I want to continue documenting our trip to Chatham, Massachusetts. I took this photo specifically for the CWW challenge. It is amazing what you find when you explore new places with known challenges in mind. This picture was taken from Queen Ann Rd just before Pond Street branches to the right.
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This is the hottest photo in my library. This spring is literally boiling away at Yellowstone National Park.
Just the opposite is true with Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska.
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Here is a path on Holland America’s private island called Half Moon Cay.
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I want to return to Barbados and the lovely Andromeda Gardens.
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My wife and I were walking on the sidewalk in our local outdoor mall called “Friendly Center” when we happened upon this flower growing through the crack. Life is unrelenting in its tenacity.
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Today’s image for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Isolated Subjects, is a photo of an isolated tree along the banks of the Snake River in Grand Tetons National Park. The fast running water has undermined the root system and the tree liens precariously over the river.