Day 120 365 Photos Theme #38 Button

30 04 2009

Button, originally uploaded by needlepointernc.

The Historic Oakwood Cemetery here in Raleigh has a section to honor the Confederate War Dead. I stopped there today to take some pictures. I saw this BUTTON on one of the headstones. The soldier was from Texas (that is what the button says). Here is part of the headstone.

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9 05 2009
Karen S. (klsbear)

Wonderful image. I bet without the challenge and the button theme you wouldn’t have even taken notice. So cool that this challenge is opening all our eyes to seeing more.

1 05 2009
Julie McLeod

Gosh, I like how you photographed the button. The shiny brass looks so neat against the rough stone. Isn’t that remarkable that someone is tending this grave 150+ years later? Thanks for bringing this to us….

30 04 2009
tmcchesney

How cool is that? Someone left that button there just for you for the challenge – how nice! Great images!!

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