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 Posted: Tue May 22nd, 2007 07:48 pm
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Johan Steele wrote: It's my understanding that the Southern Cross can only legitimetly be found ijn a grave... while grave robbing is not a federal offence I know it is pretty much a local one everywhere.  When transported across state lines I believe it would become a federal offence but someone more learned than I will have to answer possitively.

You are right, but then I misspoke or miswrote as the case may be...

The Southern Cross of Honor is a medal worn on the Lapel, and thus would be INSIDE the Casket. The Confederate Cross of Honor is an iron southern Cross that is driven into the ground in front of a headstone. These are stolen with great reguarity.

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