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Members of the U.S. military conduct “the solemn movement” of one of two flag-draped transfer cases containing skeletal remains unearthed from what was a Mexican War battlefield. The remains, believed to contain members of the Tennessee militia who died in the Battle for Monterrey in 1848, were welcomed home to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware Wednesday, Sept. 28. (MTSU photo by Andrew Oppmann)

MTSU professors to study Mexican War soldier remains returned Wednesday to U.S.

Posted on September 29, 2016 at 8:22 am

                          Tennessee militia believed to have fought in Battle of Monterrey in 1848 DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — With dignified precision befitting the honors due to fallen American soldiers, as many as 13 skeletal remains unearthed...
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