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One of the tombstone's writing is illegible and the cemetery can't make out the veteran's name.

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Present-day search honors past

Historian scours St. Agnes Cemetery to properly mark graves of veterans

In 2007, Grimaldi decided to take on the unique task of identifying every Civil War soldier buried in the 114-acre St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands. Using a list of 248 names culled from a survey of vets in the area, the historian set out to restore and replace the cemetery’s decrepit tombstones.


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