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story of Arlington National Cemetery

R. Conrad Stein

story of Arlington National Cemetery

by R. Conrad Stein

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.)

  • About the Edition

    A brief history of Arlington National Cemetery describing some of the famous and less well-known people buried there.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby R. Conrad Stein ; illustrated by Richard Wahl.
    SeriesCornerstones of freedom
    ContributionsWahl, Richard, 1939-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF234.A7 S73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4410855M
    ISBN 100516046101
    LC Control Number79014350

    Get this from a library! A grateful nation: the story of Arlington National Cemetery. [Brent K Ashabranner; Jennifer Ashabranner] -- Traces the history of our national burial ground and shrine to American heroes. Robert Poole, author of [On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery] (Walker & Company; (Octo ), gave a tour of Arlington National Cemetery. Mr. Poole discussed the.

    Find books like On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked O.   On Hallowed Ground opens with the long-delayed funeral of four servicemen, brought home for final honors at Arlington National Cemetery almost forty years after they disappeared in understand how this tradition of extraordinary care for our war dead began, Robert Poole traces the founding of Arlington Cemetery on what had been the family plantation of Robert E. Lee.

      The book, "Where Valor Rests," tells the stories surrounding Arlington National Cemetery through the work of professional photographers. Contributors to the book .   The New National Military Cemetery at Arlington was officially sanctioned by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton one month after the first burials in a letter to Meigs on J He ordered his quartermaster general to set aside acres “to be immediately surveyed, laid out, and enclosed” for the purpose of the cemetery.


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Story of Arlington National Cemetery by R. Conrad Stein Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is nominally about the National Cemetery at Arlington, but it is just about impossible to tell the story of the cemetery without reviewing half of American history.

The two are very intertwined, and both influenced each other all through by: 7. This interesting, well-researched book tells the story of how Arlington National Cemetery came to be, beginning with the fascinating story of Robert E Lee and his wife Mary Custiss Lee who was a grand daughter of Martha Washington.

When Lee left the Union to stay loyal to Virginia, his home and grounds (and slaves) were taken over by the Union /5. “Vivid, compelling, filled with rich and unexpected detail, On Hallowed Ground tells the little-understood story of Arlington National Cemetery and in the process chronicles how we have honored—and sometimes dishonored—those who gambled everything on our behalf.

Robert M. Poole is a fine storyteller and this is a great story.”ISBN:   A book by Tom Cotton will be released May 14 chronicling the history of Arlington National Cemetery's Old Guard as well as his own time in the unit, according to his : Burgess Everett.

On Hallowed Ground opens with the long-delayed funeral of four servicemen, brought home for final honors at Arlington National Cemetery almost forty years after they disappeared in Vietnam.

To understand how this tradition of extraordinary care for our war dead began, Robert Poole traces the founding of Arlington Cemetery on what had been the family plantation of Robert E. Lee.4/5(21). Sen. Tom Cotton gives a glimpse of Arlington National Cemetery through the eyes of the Old Guard.

The Republican senator and author of the new book 'Sacred Duty: A Soldier's Tour at Arlington. The book’s description reads, “So does Robert Poole describe a day like so many others in the long and storied history of Arlington National Cemetery.

Created towards the end of our greatest national crucible, the Civil War, its story—as revealed in On Hallowed Ground —reflects much of America’s own over the past century and a half.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. A grateful nation: the story of Arlington National Cemetery by Ashabranner, Brent K., ,Ashabranner, Jennifer, illustrator.

Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us SmartNews History Science Ingenuity Arts & Culture Travel At the Smithsonian Photos Video Games Magazine Newsletters. How Arlington National Cemetery Came to. History of Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington Estate was established by George Washington's adopted grandson, George Washington Parke Custis, to be a living memorial to the first president.

Custis's daughter, Mary, married U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant Robert E. Lee in When he died, Custis left the estate to his daughter Mary Custis Lee for the duration of her life, and upon her. "On Hallowed Ground "opens with the long-delayed funeral of four servicemen, brought home for final honors at Arlington National Cemetery almost forty years after they disappeared in Vietnam.

To understand how this tradition of extraordinary care for our war dead began, Robert Poole traces the founding of Arlington Cemetery on what had been the family plantation of Robert E. Lee. Robert Poole paints an intimate, behind-the-scenes picture of the history and day-to-day operations of Arlington National Cemetery.

About the Author Robert M. Poole is former executive editor of National Geographic and author of Explorers House, which was a holiday pick for Barnes & Noble's "Discover Great New Writers" series in   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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by Robert M. Poole out of 5 stars The True Story of the Founding of Arlington National Cemetery. by Carlo DeVito out of 5 stars   The Unknown of World War I. On March 4,Congress approved the burial of an unidentified American soldier from World War I in the plaza of Arlington National Cemetery's new Memorial journey of the World War I Unknown to Arlington began in France in Septemberwhen four American bodies were exhumed from unmarked battlefield graves.

Arlington National Cemetery: A Nation's Story Carved in Stone presents both a photographic memento of this national treasure and an introduction to all the place has to offer. From group monuments to individual headstones to sweeping landscapes, the intimacy and the vastness of Arlington are exquisitely expressed in color Range: $ - $   As a children's librarian in the process of weeding (discarding) old, outdated books, I found a multi-book set of the Cornerstones of Freedom Series sitting right there in the section (American History).

After flipping through several volumes, I chose "The Story of Arlington National Cemetery" as the one to review. R.5/5(1). book On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery for being your habit, you can get considerably more advantages, like add your own capable, increase your knowledge about a number of or all subjects.

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Get this from a library. The story of Arlington National Cemetery. [R Conrad Stein; Richard Wahl] -- A brief history of Arlington National Cemetery describing some of. In the future you will never think of Arlington Cemetery without recalling the tales contained in this marvelous book."-Robert Timberg, author ofThe Nightingale's SongandState of Grace: A Memoir of Twilight Time"In his stirring, evocative style, Robert Poole blends Arlington's untold story with America's own story, as Robert E.

Lee's home, a. That is the effort I felt he put in this book. It is a great history of Arlington Cemetery from the historical home of George Wahington Parke Custis and Robert E.

Lee to a cemetery for the Civil War dead and slaves to a Freedman"s Village to the present status as a National Cemetery/5(20).Created at the end of the Civil War, Arlington National Cemetery has become a part of the landscape as fixed in the national imagination as the White House or the Capitol building.

The mansion at Arlington's heart, and the rolling hills on which it sits, had been the family plantation of Robert E. Lee before he joined the Confederacy; strategic to the defense of Washington, Arlington became a 4/5(21).

The Story of Arlington National Cemetery. By Robert M. Poole. Walker & Company,pp. Publication Date: Novem Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (11/8/) MP3 CD (7/4/).