Decoration Day

My mother, Hannah Dick Macfarlan McKelvy, would have been 96 today had she not departed this mortal coil on June 3, 2014. I am shown here following her death playing Auld Lang Syne for her grandparents, Malcolm and Hannah Macfarlan. Malcolm Macfarlan served the United States forces as Assistant Surgeon under Steele’s command at the end of the Civil War and was the sole quarantine doctor at the entrance to Mobile Bay. So this Decoration Day is for you, Great-grandfather Macfarlan, good doctor that you were.


About charleymckelvy

Charles McKelvy lives and writes in southwest Michigan with his wife and fellow writer, Natalie McKelvy. They established the Dunery Press in 1988 in order to publish their own fiction. They continue to do so to this day. Charles McKelvy is an Eagle Scout.
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