Assuming all of the pieces belong to the Brunk monument, it was once a fine example of a monument with a broken column, symbolizing a life “broken off” too soon. The wreath, though not a laurel wreath, may still represent victory over death.
Aug. 24, 1863
Aged 61 Yrs
8 Mos 28 Ds
Davis Cemetery is well tended, but this marker would have been a good candidate for last year’s post “Obstacles of beauty.” Perhaps not today, but certainly in a few weeks.
Davis Cemetery, Franklin County, Ohio