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Storm cuts short memorial for Civil War soldier

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By Seth Putnam

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CARTHAGE, Mo. — Tornado sightings and torrential rain brought an early end to a ceremony to honor a deceased Civil War veteran at Park Cemetery on Saturday.
The grave was that of a Confederate soldier named Moses A. Waldron (1844-1928). A Carthage resident, Waldron was present at the Battle of Gettysburg and at Pickett’s Charge.

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