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May 28, 2013

A tribute to those who fought

Memorial Day ceremonies recall Civil War losses

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“They (those who have served) have written a blank check to their country, payable to their lives,” Hunt said.

Upon the conclusion of remarks outside City Hall, the parade moved to the waterfront, where Coast Guard personnel aboard a 47-foot cutter tossed a wreath into the Merrimack River to honor those in the Navy, Merchant Marines and Coast Guard.

The parade continued up State Street to the Veterans’ Cemetery on the corner of Pond Street and Route 1, where Holaday laid a wreath at the Veterans Memorial.

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