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Published May 10, 2012, 10:24 PM

Forgotten Civil War veteran finally getting recognition he deserves

Hewitt, MN (WDAY TV) - In a few days a grateful state and country will honor a veteran buried in an unmarked grave near Hewitt, Minnesota, not far from Wadena. His name is Edgar Lewis, a veteran of the Civil War. Many curious volunteers, and hours of research have led to Edgar Lewis finally getting a veteran's marker so his grave will no longer go unnoticed.

By: Kevin Wallevand, WDAY

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