I was successful in my search to find the grave of my civil war era Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity brother Lt. Edwin S. Rogers from Maine fighting on the Union side, that by chance, was found dying on the battlefield among the many dead and wounded by another fraternity brother from Alabama, fighting on the confederate side. He died in his arms of his southern brother, a remarkable chance meeting, and very touching story.
Hundreds of soldiers that died in the fighting were buried hastily due to the sheer volume of casualties at the time, so most were not able to be individually identified when reinterrment happened a year later. Near his grave is a monument to honor those many many brave men, that gave the ultimate sacrifice, whose names we do not know and by circumstance, are not fortunate enough to have a headstone.
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