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BREAKING NEWS: Unknown Soldier's coffin moved to church, visitation begins at St. Paul's Episcopal

Union and Confederate reenactors this morning moved the toe-pincher coffin bearing the remains of Franklin's Unknown Soldier into St. Paul's Episcopal Church on West Main Street and visitation began at 8 a.m. as part of the three-day ceremony surrounding the soldier's reinternment.
 
Visitation will continue throughout the next two days before a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Saturday and then burial in Rest Haven Cemetery following a processional down Main Street.

Follow this link to learn more about the ceremony.

Reenactors move the coffin bearing the remains of Franklin's Unknown Soldier into St. Paul's Episcopal Church this morning in preparation for two days of visitation before Saturday's reinternment of the remains found in May on a south Franklin construction site.

Mindy Tate
Reenactors move the coffin bearing the remains of Franklin's Unknown Soldier into St. Paul's Episcopal Church this morning in preparation for two days of visitation before Saturday's reinternment of the remains found in May on a south Franklin construction site.

Posted on: 10/8/2009

 
 

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