"Imperfectly vertical," a description offered of run down New Orleans houses in Confederacy of Dunces, attempts to keep some kind of record of the things I read, see, and hear.
Monday, May 30, 2011
Sarah "Lyons" Wakeman
Thinking of Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, who joined the Union army during the Civil War, fought, died, and was buried, all as a man, "Lyons." She is buried at the Union cemetery at the Chalmette Battlefield.