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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Bring out your dead: In recording who's buried where, history comes alive

More than 700 African Americans, mostly coal miners, were laid to rest on "Mount Olivet," a hillside in Roslyn's historic cemeteries that Maggie Rail identifies as one of the most interesting she has ever recorded. Among them is Jesse Donaldson, an escaped slave who fought with Union troops in the Civil War.