That's great. I typically don't like the background images, I think they distract (but then again I was trained as a cartographer).
The first and second Battles of Manassas, otherwise known as Bull Run. I changed it.
I moved the flower down below the note about the book written based on his letters home found in the old family bible.
And yes, I've been off onto my own family (who fought against my husband's Knight family), working on three brothers; all survived.