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Not until the 1870s were Confederate dead disinterred and sent home for burial.
The ablated limbs were buried then disinterred and reburied at the time of the amputee's death so the amputee could be whole for eternal life.
Now here it is within our grasp like some shiny hoard of antique coins disinterred from the Norfolk fens, the past brought to life in a most exhilarating way.
Most Japanese believe cremation is needed to release the body's spirit, so it is likely many of those being buried may be disinterred at a later date so full funeral rites can be performed.
In the introduction, he notes the number of graves that have been lost or disinterred over the centuries, speculating on how many people still lie beneath the city streets.
of Iraq, how they lay out each disinterred nest of femurs & ribs
Church records show that when the land was sold in 1881 arrangements were made to have the remains disinterred and relocated in Mount Lebanon Cemetery.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Archaeologists in central China's Henan Province claim to have disinterred a tomb of Cao Xiu, a prominent general from the Three Kingdoms period (220 AD-280 AD), and a bronze seal found at the site that bore his name on it, confirmed that it was indeed his tomb.
By the time the assembled scribblers were disinterred from the ship''s bowels, they had missed it all - in spite of being told to arrive an hour and a half early.
Four unknown Americans who lost their lives in Korea were disinterred from the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii.
Perhaps those could be disinterred, placed in an ossuary and the plots reused?
They said they found the disinterred bones disrespectful to the dead--but "very, very interesting.