Honoring veterans at the site of the Battle of New Orleans

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New Orleans (WGNO)–Volunteers put American flags on more than 14,000 veterans’ graves at the Chalmette National Cemetery.

It takes about 3 hours to get all those flags in place.

The cemetery is located where the Battle of New Orleans took place almost 200 years ago.

It was founded as a burial ground for Union soldiers in 1864.

There will be a ceremony honoring the veterans buried at the cemetery on Sunday at 12:30p.

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