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Civil War burial draws praise and cries of disrespect

By Megan Tench
Globe Staff / June 9, 2006

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They were lost to history, six Union soldiers from Massachusetts killed in battle just days before the famous First Battle of Bull Run in 1861. Found in shallow graves in woods in Centreville, Va., the men's remains were traced to the First Massachusetts Infantry, after a decade of painstaking research. (Full article: 952 words)

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