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Postcards from the Past

I am a deltiologist. Now don’t go thinking I am some kind of fancy scientist because what I am is a collector of postcards and not just any postcards but postal greeting cards mailed during the years of 1905-1915.

Confederate Veterans Buried at Sayre

A stroll through Lone Oak Cemetery near Sayre, Oklahoma, will reveal the graves of several veterans, among them a number of graves of Confederate soldiers.

Civil War Veterans Buried in Beckham County

Oklahoma became a state in 1907, more than forty years after the Civil War and miles from most of the action, so it is a bit surprising that so many Civil War veterans are buried in western Oklahoma cemeteries.