Confederate Sailor laid to rest.

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  1. David Layne

    David Layne Well-Known Member

    <TABLE id=common_center_content cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 0px; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN: 0px; LINE-HEIGHT: 19px; PADDING-TOP: 0px" align=left>Confederate Sailor Recives Burial

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    MOBILE, Ala- -- A Confederate sailor whose remains were found over a hundred years ago was given a proper burial Saturday.
    The fallen sailor was buried at Magnolia Cemetery.
    The procession started at the corner of Government Boulevard and Ann Street.
    At the cemetery Civil War era cannons were fired in remembrance of the sailor. Civilians were dressed in Civil War uniforms at the gravesite ceremony. The unnamed sailor was buried with eleven hundred other soldiers are buried at magnolia cemetery.
    The sailor's died when the ship he was aboard, the CSS Alabama, sunk off the coast of France in 1864. His body was found at the bottom of the English Channel.
  2. Kitty

    Kitty Very Senior Member

    Better late than never.
  3. Owen

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