I just love Evergreen Cemetery in Bloomington. It’s an older cemetery, with many trees, and is very peaceful. Back in the far northeast corner, in the Old City Section, is a small lot where approximately 70 U.S. military veterans are buried. Many of these veterans served prior to the Civil War; a handful served after. It’s hard to say if these folks died while serving our country. Regardless, they did serve in one way or another and deserve to be recognized, honored, and remembered.
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This article was written for the June 2009 edition of the GYR Carnival. This edition’s theme is: Veterans’ Memorials.