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Grave Rededication Ceremony - Charles E. Dart & Thomas F. Burpee


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Grove Hill Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Vernon, CT

5:30 PM - Flag placing on the graves of Civil War Veterans by the Sons of Union Veterans & Cub/Boy Scouts of America

6:30 PM - Ceremony begins at grave of Charles E. Dart, and moves to the grave of Thomas F. Burpee.

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War are honored to rededicate the recently refurbished gravestone of Sergeant Charles E. Dart at Grove Hill Cemetery. All are welcome to join us in celebrating the life and service of the color bearer of the 14th Regiment of Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, mortally wounded at the assault on Marye's Heights at Fredericksburg. The ceremony will continue with the annual Decoration Day Memorial Service at the grave of Thomas F. Burpee, honored by the local camp of the Sons of Union Veterans.