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Grave of 17 Dead Unknown Confederate Soldiers Desecrated at Church in DC Suburb

A memorial at the grave of 17 Confederate soldiers, 16 of whom were never identified, was desecrated at a church in the DC suburb of Silver Spring, MD, last month.

The vandalized gravestone memorial was barely mentioned by any national media, despite being only minutes from the nation’s capital and nearby the homes of hundreds of journalists.

The grave marker for the 17 soldiers at Grace Episcopal Church cemetery in Silver Spring was vandalized in early June, then toppled completely on June 14.

While desecration of any grave is vile and should be condemned fully, the story of this monument is particularly interesting for anyone with an interest in American history.

The soldiers buried at this church died in the battle of Fort Stevens in July of 1864 […]

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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