James Horton

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Horton
Inscription:

My Country

James L Horton
Killed at the storming of Fort Fisher December 24, 1864 in his 39th year

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 161
Historic Number: 336
Ledger Book: Page 29, Number 180
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 43
Marker Width (in): 22
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 6

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.