Fri., July 8, 2011 12:16pm (EDT)

Kennesaw Mountain's Unknown Civil War Soldier
By Edgar Treiguts
Updated: 3 years ago

ATLANTA   —  
The gravesite of the unknown soldier of Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park north of Atlanta. (photo-Edgar Treiguts)
The gravesite of the unknown soldier of Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park north of Atlanta. (photo-Edgar Treiguts)
Hundreds of thousands of soldiers died on Civil War battlefields. Many of the fallen were moved and buried in national cemeteries. But some lie in unmarked graves on the fields where they died.

GPB's Edgar Treiguts brings us this story on an effort to identify one soldier.

(This story aired on NPR's All Things Considered - Monday, July 4, 2011)