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Their plight was exacerbated by the paucity of trained veterinarians in the country at the time.
Arm is believed to have belonged to a soldier who fought at the Battle of Antietam.
In addition to the properties, the trust also announced an 118-acre easement at the Sailor’s Creek site.
The ceremony had been delayed while a search was made for a relative who could accept the medal for the Civil War hero.
Author to discuss his new book, "Lincoln and the Power of the Press," at 7 p.m. event, which if free and open to the public.
A blood relative of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing, a hero soldier who died on the last day of the Gettysburg battle, has finally been found.