Jonesport graveside ceremony honors Civil War hero

A former sea captain who lay in his unmarked grave next to his beloved wife for 86 years was honored Saturday as a Civil War hero.

Taps was played, prayers and speeches were offered, and Maine Military Funeral Honors Program members respectfully and solemnly folded the American flag as dozens of descendants of William Wallace Clark gathered in Richardson Cemetery, overlooking Moosabec Reach.

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