Walter “Heavy” Blair

The Blair Mausoleum, Lewisburg “Where’s the next grave at?” mom asked as I crawled back in the vehicle. I had finished visiting the grave of Civil War casualty Colonel James Cameron, who died during the First Battle of Bull Run. Note: More about Colonel Cameron can be found here: Colonel James Cameron.  “We’re headed to … Continue reading Walter “Heavy” Blair

Richard Kauffman’s Bizarre Baseball Behavior

The resting place of Howard Richard Kauffman, Lewisburg Lewisburg Cemetery was one that I had become familiar with over the last two years – every time I thought I had visited all the notable buried resting within the borders of the cemetery, I discovered another grave or two I wanted to visit. I had stopped … Continue reading Richard Kauffman’s Bizarre Baseball Behavior

Medal of Honor: George Ramer

George Ramer, Lewisburg Cemetery The Medal of Honor symbolizes the ideals of patriotism, courage, sacrifice, and integrity and is the highest award presented for military valor in action. Those recipients have shown bravery in combat, going above and beyond the call of duty, risking – and often sacrificing – their lives for the welfare of … Continue reading Medal of Honor: George Ramer

Harry “Moose” McCormick

Moose McCormick, Lewisburg Cemetery Shadows were being to cover the landscape as I walked among the stones of Lewisburg Cemetery. I had stopped to visit the grave of Christy but wanted to visit the grave another baseball player who rests nearby. I walked slowly along the roadway and where it turned to the left, I … Continue reading Harry “Moose” McCormick

Christy Mathewson

Grave of Christy Mathewson, Lewisburg Cemetery As I entered through the gates of Lewisburg Cemetery, I was relieved I had directions to the grave I sought. Although I had passed the cemetery numerous times while traveling on Route 15, I never realized how big it was. I drove slowly along the roadway until I arrived … Continue reading Christy Mathewson