Legro Family Burial Ground
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An Archaeological recovery of 11 burials from a small 19th century family burial ground at Interchange 15 along the Spaulding Turnpike, Rochester NH during the highway improvement project.. The skeletal materials and coffin artifacts (nails, hinges, viewing plate glass panes, and lead screws) were collected together, then reburied at the New Rochester Cemetery. Among the burials was Civil War soldier, Elihu Legro, who died in Washington, D. C. on January 1st, 1863. Private Legro was reburied with military honors on May 8, 2010, rejoining his parents, sister, wife, son, and nieces and nephews in their new burial plot.
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