Civil War Veteran finally gets a proper headstone

Civil War Veteran finally gets a proper headstone

Posted: Sep 9, 2019 2:33 PM
Updated: Sep 9, 2019 2:33 PM

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hero finally is receiving the respect he deserves. the overdue overdue honor for a civil war soldier and his family today... a ceremony was held today at mount auburn cemetery to remember the st. joseph veteran... kq2's madeline mcclain spoke with the family of private richey as they watched the unveiling of his headstone. a civil war soldier who preserve the union is finally getting his due private paris richey: "we can't even begin to put a price on anything like that," this is the grandson of private paris richey.a civil war veteran serving the north iowa cavalry regiment more ago. jane graves, coordinator of community meierhoffer funeral during the man did at that and how his family celebrates that. it's just such a neat story."after the war, private richey married, settled down he died and was auburn cemetery in 1919.a small brick marked his final resting place graves said: "it's just kind of one that all came together and wrapped things up for a family who was dealing with a loss," was put right dedication of a simple headstone grandson: "he was in the military. that should do it," tom richey explained. patsy richey, granddaughter- in-law: "anybody in the military deserves a it was the result hard work.contacted funeral home to private richey tom richey: family and he the funeral and then contacted the veterans affairs administration.graves: "we want to make sure are going through is not alone in that here to help you if your grief."multi-gun salute, presentation...white marble unveiled and soldier ... continue what they did today." joseph madeline mcclain kq2 news. department of provides a headstone or marker for the unmarked grave of any deceased eligible veteran in any cemetery around the world regardless
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