On Hallowed Ground

The Story of Arlington National Cemetery

by Robert M. Poole

Hardcover, 352 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $28 | purchase

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On Hallowed Ground
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The Story of Arlington National Cemetery
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Robert M. Poole

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Documents the founding of the monument cemetery on the former family plantation of Robert E. Lee, revealing how the site once intended for the burials of indigent soldiers became a national resting place of honor throughout the subsequent century.