Graves of Minnesota's Civil War soldiers will be marked with flags
WILLMAR -- Gov. Dayton's Civil War Commemoration Task Force will honor 150 soldiers by placing special flags at each of their graves beginning Memorial Day.
Flags will be placed at graves in four or five cemeteries throughout Minnesota, including Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield, said Rep. Dean Urdahl, co-chair of the task force, in a telephone interview Thursday.
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