A team of researchers from the University of Central Florida visited the St. Augustine National Cemetery earlier this month as part of a project with the National Cemetery Administration.
Amelia Lyons, a history professor at UCF and one of the principal investigators, said that the trip to St. Augustine was the group’s second contract with the Veterans Legacy Program.
“The program’s goal is to extend the mission of memorializing veterans,” she said.
The program is pursuing this mission by telling the stories of veterans. One of the ways they are doing this is through cataloguing the veterans buried at the cemetery, she said.
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