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1:38 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Remains of Indiana Civil War Veterans Get Permanent Home at Arlington

The new columbarium court at Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery

The cremated remains of two Civil War soldiers from Indiana have been given a final resting place at Arlington National Cemetery.

The Union soldiers were brothers, Zuinglius and Lycurgus McCormack.   Their remains had sat on an Indianapolis funeral home shelf for more than 100 years, unclaimed and largely forgotten.

On Thursday, the national cemetery dedicated a new columbarium court,  designed to hold the cremated remains of more than 20,000 eligible service members and family.

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