Fabulous AP story about the re-burial hitting the wire right now

Oct 10, 6:06 PM EDT

Unknown Civil War soldier reburied in Tennessee

By ERIK SCHELZIG
Associated Press Writer

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — A Civil War soldier whose remains were found in a battlefield grave last spring was reburied Saturday by admirers who knew neither his name nor even what side he fought on.

Among the history buffs paying tribute to him were two old men whose fathers fought on opposing sides in the War Between the States.

“This soldier represents all of the soldiers, the thousands that were lost and are still buried across the South,” said Robin Hood, chairman of the Franklin Battlefield Task Force that organized the event.

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The unknown soldier was constantly flanked today by reenactors and docents.

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