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 Posted: Mon May 21st, 2007 09:22 pm
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susansweet wrote: We have a problem here in orange county California of gangs stealing the GAR medals on the graves to wear as bling.  The Sons had marked every Union grave in Magnolia Cemetery in Garden Grove.  A small cemetery that Sawtell Old Soldiers home had purchased buriel sites in for vets who had no funds to be buried .  Others are locals that moved here after the war.  The Sons have had to replace the markers several times. 
Great. One more thing to get mad over. I don't understand anyone who desecrates a graveyard. I'm sure most people who do that are tough to catch, but if someone's wearing a GAR medal, they've got all the evidence we need right around their neck.

I would assume that it's a felony to vandalize a grave. If it's not, it should be.

 

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