Tears From a Grieving Heart

Beautiful white marble headstone for Truman (1800-1846) and Lois (1803-1861) Miles in Eagle Cliff Cemetery, 7747 D Road, Monroe County, Illinois. Truman was the brother of Stephen W. Miles, Sr., a violinist and wealthy landowner who built a large mausoleum on Eagle Cliff, overlooking the Mississippi River.


About the author Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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