Beauvoir hosted the wreath ceremony for the fifth annual Pilgrimage to the tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier over the weekend.
Beauvoir hosted 5th annual Pilgrimage to the tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Chicago.- - beauvoir hosted the wreath- ceremony for the 5th annual - "pilgrimage to the tomb of the unknown soldier" over the weekend.- beauvoir's unknown confederate- soldier is the- only unknown confederate soldie- in the world that has - received a pilgrimage.- in 1981, the marble tomb was- placed over him and he was give- the distinction of being the- unknown confederate - soldier for the confederate - states of america.- in 1983 he was awarded the- confederate congressional - medal of honor.
- the ceremony was performed by - the independent - order of odd fellows.
- rick forte, founder of the- unknown soldier tells news 25 - how he discovered his remains.- - rick forte- founder of the- unknown soldier - "i discovered him by the metal detector.cartage box was right- at the hip- - - - and his canteen is where i- discovered his remains when i - dug those up.
He was- buried in a shallow grave and - i'm pretty sure ninety percent- - - sure he was buried by his - comrade with him because he - everything on him."
Beauvoir's unknown confederate- soldier is the- only unknown confederate soldie- in the world to have- been awarded the grand- decoration of chivalry by the -