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New database lists burials of Civil War soldiers

A New York City cemetery has unveiled a massive database archiving Civil War soldiers.  The online system is part of a Memorial Day exhibit that opened Saturday. The system features the names of thousands

News 12 Staff

May 24, 2015, 4:32 PM

Updated 3,318 days ago

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A New York City cemetery has unveiled a massive database archiving Civil War soldiers. 
The online system is part of a Memorial Day exhibit that opened Saturday.
The system features the names of thousands of Civil War soldiers, abolitionists and former slaves buried at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Officials say of the more than 500,000 people buried at the cemetery almost 5,000 were involved in the Civil War.


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