Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

13/10/2009

Civil War soldier to be laid to rest

He may have died trying to preserve the Union. He may have been fighting to preserve slavery.

Either way, the remains of a Civil War soldier found at a construction site in Franklin, Tenn., will be buried with honors as residents of the North and the South look on.

“We don’t know if he’s a Confederate or Union soldier,” Franklin Mayor John Schroer says. “But at the end of the day, we know he’s an American soldier who died, and we want to make sure his remains are handled properly.” for more click here

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