1862: Dr. Esther’s party passes a difficult first night in their new quarters …

~ CIVIL WAR DIARY of Esther Hill Hawks ~

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Concord photographer H. P. Moore provides an image of one such soldiers’ burial ground at nearby Hilton Head, which I used as the model for Dr. Esther’s vision in panel #4.  So far as I can tell, the photograph itself does not appear anywhere online, & is available only through NH Historical Society‘s fine book on Moore’s Civil War photography.

Timothy O’Sullivan provides another (less intimate) view of a local burial yard, from an earlier phase of the war:

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