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Tombstone Inscriptions

Here are some Inscriptions that were found on tombstones and some Inscriptions that people are having trouble reading. If you can help with the incomplete inscriptions, please let us know as well as the person that submitted the request.

INDEX of Incomplete Inscriptions

Inscription # 1

Here's one I need help on. I do hope that someone, somewhere, has seen this verse and can fill in the gaps!

On the memorial marker to Absalom J. Nichols, son of Theophilus and Rebecca, killed at the Battle of Gaines Mill, VA, July 27, 1862:

"In the twinkling of an eye
This precious youth was called to die.
From [unreadable word] to his [honor? mother?] given,
His [rest is unreadable] ..."

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