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Veterans dedicate replaced gravestones

THE JAMES A. Garfield Camp of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War performed a ceremony at the newly replaced gravestone of Civil War veteran Private Sanford Ayres recently placed in the Vergennes Burial Ground. Photo courtesy of Joy Minns

The weather report was ominous, but the groups involved in the Remembrance Ceremony and Memorial Dedication for two veterans interred in the Vergennes Burying Ground decided to forge ahead with a solemn, yet shortened, service on June 23rd.

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