Sunday, October 15, 2017

Hero's gravestone corrected in Maine

The city of Auburn, Maine, has rededicated the corrected gravestone of a Civil War hero. Union Cpl. Moses C. Hanscom captured a Confederate flag on Oct. 14, 1863, at the Battle of Bristoe Station in Virginia, but his name was misspelled on the marker in Oak Hill Cemetery after his death in 1873. • Article

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