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Confederate Soldiers still barred from National Cemetaries

According to Jeff Shaara in his book Civil War Battlefields it is still illegal to bury Confederate soldiers in National Cemetaries. Many Confederate soldiers are still buried in mass graves at National Battlefields such as Shiloh. Shiloh National Battlefield is the only one in the country where a Confederate flag is allowed to fly over a mass grave of Confederate dead.

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