11 Nov 2019


Lost Capitol Hill: Walter Sowerbutts

Last year, in writing about the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, I wrote about the only veteran I could find at the last minute. I was told that there were, indeed, more, and this year I want to look at one of them: a young man with the mellifluous name […]

19 Nov 2018


Lost Capitol Hill: Hugh Preston Fiscel, pt. 2

Last week, I looked at the life of Hugh Preston Fiscel, and in particular his service during the First World War. I wrote that he was the only veteran of that conflict of whom I was aware of being buried in Congressional Cemetery. While that statement was true when written, I heard shortly thereafter of […]

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